While the version of “Robin Hood” being produced by the Mill Town Players was developed as a play for young audiences, director Jay Briggs said it would appeal to people of all ages.
Despite the success of the 1994 animated Disney film “The Lion King,” its director Roger Allers never thought it would be turned into a Broadway production. “‘Beauty and the Beast’ was made into a theater production while we were working on the movie. We used to kid each other while we were working on ‘The […]
On a Friday night in June, Erickson Bynum told a story from his childhood on the stage at Coffee Underground, and then joined the rest of the audience packed onto old church pews to watch the Alchemy Improv Comedy troupe interpret it. Sort of. What Bynum saw was Ben Burris playing the part of an […]
Families can be the biggest source of joy, but they can be the biggest source of frustration as well. “Family knows how to push your buttons,” said Anne Tromsness, director of education at the Warehouse Theatre. “When you see it played out in a Neil Simon play, it’s poignant and funny. But in real life, […]
It was just a year ago that Centre Stage sent out a letter saying it needed an immediate cash infusion of $60,000 to stabilize it financially. Executive and artistic director Glenda ManWaring had already reduced employees’ hours to part-time, tracked down holders of the theater’s $120,000 in construction notes and got the theater’s landlord to […]
Thomas Azar, one of the cast members in The Warehouse Theatre’s production of “Stones in His Pocket,” calls the play an actor’s play. Two actors – Azar and Jason Shipman – play 15 roles, ranging from an 8-year-old kid to a 70-something senior. Sometimes, the actors play different roles in the same scene, changing gender […]
Ahhh, the nightmare of high school. The bad prom date, the dressing down by the mean principal, the lunch ladies and a big heaping serving of who knows what, the in-school suspension that seems to drag on for eternity, the class clown. It’s baaaaack. Four sections of the old Woodmont High have been turned into […]