Theater: The Art of Making a Comedy Work

CATSKILL – Kieron Barry’s new play, The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade, is a comedy with pain and loss at its center.  “I needed it to be fizzy as champagne,” he said, “albeit with a shard of broken glass at the bottom.  The story is something awful and grief laden that makes a room…

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting

  INCLUDING JAYNE ATKINSON, MICAH STOCK, CHRISTOPHER LIVINGSTON AND REBECCA HENDERSON  2017 L. ARNOLD WEISSBERGER NEW PLAY AWARD WINNER, 2017 NEW PLAY & MUSICAL THEATRE COMMISSIONING PROGRAM RECIPIENTS, AND 2017 PLAYWRIGHT-IN-RESIDENCE ALSO ANNOUNCED New York, NY (March 15, 2017) – Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced additional casting for the 2017 summer season.…

Fort Salem Theater Announces 2017 Season

FORT SALEM THEATER SPRING AND SUMMER, 2017 APRIL 21-22   Li’l Abner. California Musical Theater Ensemble, featuring students from Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts. Directed by Tim Nelson. Special Student Rates. $20 adult/$10 High School Srs & younger. Reservations: 518.854.9200. 8PM 30        Shanara Gabrielle: Tilting at Windmills. Accomplished recording artist from regional theater and television (Conviction, Chicago…

Shakespeare & Company Announces New Riotous Youth Scholarship

(Lenox, MA) –  Shakespeare & Company is pleased to announce a new Riotous Youth scholarship in memory of Chris Swaffar. Riotous Youth is an imaginative and playful summer theatre program for students age 7-18, introducing students to the language, story, characters, and ideas in Shakespeare’s plays. The Chris Swaffar Memorial Scholarship provides full tuition for one child. Students can be recommended for the Scholarship by…