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  • Theater: Berks native Eric Schaeffer directs 'Gigi' revival on Broadway

    Berks County native Eric Schaeffer is back on Broadway, this time directing the lavish $12 million revival of "Gigi," starring "High School Musical's" Vanessa Hudgens in her Broadway debut. The musical, a stage version of the Oscar-winning 1958 movie,...
  • On Campus at GCC: College's art show celebrates cultures

    The annual student art show will be held April 28 through May 14 in the Glendale Community College Art Gallery. “Celebrating Our Cultures” is the theme of this year’s exhibition. The college’s art students have the opportunity...
  • Discovery Museum to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary

    Discovery Museum to celebrate Shakespeare's 400th death anniversary
    The man who penned the famous words "to be or not to be" died 400 years ago, but his words are still read and studied by students and scholars across the world. To celebrate William Shakespeare's legacy and the anniversary of his death on April 23,...
  • City Briefs: Shakespeare's 'Much Ado About Nothing' opens at GCC; Deukmejian Wilderness Park nature education program

    William Shakespeare’s comedy “Much Ado About Nothing” will be presented by the Glendale Community College’s Theatre and Arts Department Thursday, April 2¬†through April 12 in the college’s Mainstage Theatre. Performances will...
  • 3 plays take stage in Oak Lawn

    3 plays take stage in Oak Lawn
    Greetings and Happy Easter, fellow Oak Lawnians! Oak Lawn Community High School's theater department is hosting its spring productions of three one-act plays on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 9-11 at 7 p.m. at the high school, 9400 Southwest...
  • Living Legends series will feature key founder

    The Eustis Historical Museum will present Living Legends of Lake County series featuring Deborah Carpenter, one of the founders of the Bay Street Players, at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St. in downtown Eustis. The Bay Street Players...
  • In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century

     In 'Dunsinane,' David Greig offers a timely play -- set in 11th century
    A powerful, righteous nation makes a military excursion into a troubled, complicated, divided country, determined to bring democratic lightness where there has been factional darkness. Predictions are made that the invaders will be cheered in the...
  • Baltimore Shakespeare Factory offers 'Merchant of Venice' in the Bard's accent

    Baltimore Shakespeare Factory offers 'Merchant of Venice' in the Bard's accent
    The language of William Shakespeare is just about universally recognized for its expressive richness, but exactly how he heard it articulated on the stage, the way it sounded, is much less understood. During the past decade, though, an effort to reproduce...
  • New Medieval Castle Exhibit At Kidcity In Middletown Turns Art Into Playground

    New Medieval Castle Exhibit At Kidcity In Middletown Turns Art Into Playground
    MIDDLETOWN — The largest and most ambitious exhibit ever at Kidcity Children's Museum opened recently, bringing kids into the medieval hilltop village of "Middleshire" as its residents build a castle. The set, designed by Kidcity founder...
  • Graney will direct a fourth Gilbert and Sullivan at Oregon Shakespeare

    Graney will direct a fourth Gilbert and Sullivan at Oregon Shakespeare
    Sean Graney will adapt and direct another Gilbert and Sullivan operetta, but for the first time not with The Hypocrites, the Chicago theater company where he is artistic director.¬† Graney's “The Yeoman of The Guard” will premiere at the...
  • This time, King Richard III will get a more regal farewell

    Furniture maker Michael Ibsen is used to clients asking for custom-made pieces such as specially designed bookshelves or doors or cupboards. But the call to construct a coffin for his royal ancestor, who was immortalized by William Shakespeare, is by...