Yearly Archives: 2017

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Brownsville Song Auditions

Stageworks Theatre is holding Auditions for Brownsville Song (b-side for tray) Thursday, November 16th 6pm, Stageworks Theatre Email: stageworkspad@gmail.com Set in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, "brownsville song (b-side for tray)" is a powerful tale of resilience in the face of tragedy. Moving fluidly between past and present, this bold new play tells the story of [...]

By | November 13th, 2017|Blog, Press, Shows|0 Comments

A note from Director Karla Hartley

Some months ago I ran across a quote. ‘Grief is the feelings you have and mourning is what you create from those feelings’ The Year of Magical Thinking is a prime example of beauty  created from grief. It has been described as a story “about death, about illness, about probability and luck, about good fortune [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Blog, Shows|0 Comments

What’s on stage this week: ‘The Year of Magical Thinking,’

STAGEWORKS: MINING GRIEF FOR HEALING The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion’s no-frills memoir of loss and recovery, opens at Stageworks Theatre this weekend. The essayist and screenwriter adapted the one-woman stage play herself. Didion wrote the piece while mourning the loss of her husband, fellow novelist and screenwriter John Gregory Dunne, and a daughter, [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Blog, Press, Shows, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Review: A ‘Joan Didion’ Portrait, From an Intimate Source

Joan Didion and her husband, John Gregory Dunne, with their daughter, Quintana Roo. Ms. Didion is the subject of a new documentary by her nephew Griffin Dunne. CreditJohn Bryson/Netflix Joan Didion’s meticulously calibrated prose has the effect of placing her at a particular remove from the reader. The persona she creates on the page is [...]

By | November 6th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Light, fluffy and fun: ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

Light, fluffy and fun: '5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche' Monday, August 14, 2017 12:27pm TAMPA — The show starts at the ticket counter, where audience members walk away wearing female name tags. The gesture continues from the opening moments of 5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche, as proud leaders of the Susan B. Anthony Society for [...]

By | August 15th, 2017|Blog, Press, Reviews|0 Comments

Acclaimed new theater company partners with Stageworks to explore neurodiversity in PROOF

Production follows “spectacular” regional debut at Tampa International Fringe Festival   How much of someone else are we prepared to accept on faith? What will we never accept about them without proof? If we ever doubt them, can they ever fully prove themselves? What would such proof look like?    And how do these questions change when [...]

By | June 6th, 2017|Blog, Shows|0 Comments

‘Life Imitates Art’

Stageworks Theatre’s Production of “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” Presents a ‘Life Imitates Art’ Moment for Cast Member May 18, 2017 Leigh Simons, combat sports documentarian for Golden Boy Promotions and the SPIKE TV Network’s Bellator franchise turns the tables and steps into the role of THE Wrestling Owner and Announcer, “EKO” at Tampa’s [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Blog, Press, Shows|0 Comments

Cast and creators recall the birth of ‘Avenue Q’

What's an unemployed puppet to do? The question takes on cosmic — and very real significance — when "Avenue Q," the funny, often raunchy musical tribulations of twentysomethings, closes Sept. 13 on Broadway after a six-year run of more than 2,500 performances. For Kate Monster, a teacher by trade, maybe a return to education. "This [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Blog, Shows|0 Comments

The Philosophy of “Avenue Q” Or: How To Really Over-Analyze a Puppet Show

by Wade Bradford Updated March 02, 2016 Avenue Q Lyrics - The Philosophy of Avenue Q Lyrics During a recent visit to London, I wandered through Covent Garden on my way to watch a West End production of Avenue Q. While passing various shops and street performers I spotted a large plaque placed on the [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Blog, Shows|0 Comments

Auditions for Chad Deity

February 28th Stageworks Theatre will be holding Auditions for the upcoming production of: The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity – by Kristoffer Diaz Directed by Karla Hartley Fight Choreography by Daniel Granke ***All performers are paid.  There is 1 AEA Special Appearance Agreement available Rehearsals begin May 9, 2017 Performances will be June 1-18,  2017. [...]

By | January 26th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments