WFIU’s George Walker talks with director Jen Alexander.
"Cinderella Waltz" at the Shawnee Theatre is playwright Don Nigro’s wisely comic take on the tale that, as promised, mixes the Brothers Grimm and Monty Python. The best way I can give you a sense of the show is to simply run down the cast. Cinderella, Sara Pavlak, is charmings as the sad young lady […]
WFIU’s George Walker talks with actor J. Allen Miller about the upcoming Shawnee Theatre production of “Cinderella Waltz”
WFIU’s George Walker talks with director Sandra Freund and actors Cameron Butler, James Mitchell, and Griffin Burke about the upcoming Bloomington Playwrights Project production of “Seussical Jr.”
Roy Sillings’ "Troubled Dreams: a Kafkollage" is the current offering of the Monroe County Community Theatre in a production directed by David Nosko. The "…Kafkollage" takes on the novella "Metamorphosis" and three short stories: "In the Penal Colony," "The Hunger Artist," and "Report to the Academy." When I talked with Sillings and Nosko about the […]
Ken Ludwig"s backstage farce "Lend Me a Tenor" is at the Brown County Playhouse in a tidily staged, door slamming production directed by Dale McFadden. The story is set in the Cleveland of 1934 as the Cleveland Grand Opera’s nervous General Manager, Brad Bellamy, his much put-upon assistant Max, Mathew Buffalo, and the assistant’s girlfriend […]
The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said that "you can’t step in the same river twice." It’s a lovely aphorism, with such obvious surface truth, and, it wouldn’t stick in our minds, except that in memories especially emotional ones we’re always trying to put the toe of today into the stream of yesterday. It’s just such an effort that’s […]
WFIU’s George Walker talks with actors Paul Jacket and Brad Bellamy about the upcoming Brown County Playhouse production of “Lend Me a Tenor.”
WFIU’s George Walker talks with actor Alan Shephard.