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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

Why We Need Independent Women’s Theatre (Now More Than Ever)

by Deborah Randall Fifty years ago I was born in Washington, DC. It's been incredible to grow up with the Smithsonian as a field trip destination during the end of bussing and amid great movements of social integration. Art was accessible and everywhere. No matter what was happening in the world I always had permission [...]

By | November 9th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

We need to stop treating nonprofits the way society treats poor people

We need to stop treating nonprofits the way society treats poor people Credit: nonprofitwithballs.com During a drink with one of my favorite program officers, I brought up some feedback about how onerous their grant reporting process was. Even though the foundation is really flexible on how the funds can be used, they still ask for [...]

By | July 19th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Can Theatre Change the World?

From howlround.com: Anne Kauffman, director: “This is my theory. I don’t think theatre can change the world. I think theatre is a necessary part of our culture’s ecosystem. It’s not about necessarily changing the world. It’s about a very, very important part of our culture. If you take that away, then the culture fails. So [...]

By | May 6th, 2016|Blog, History, Uncategorized|0 Comments

16-17 Season announced!

We were pleased to announce our 16-17 season last Friday Psycho Beach Party By Charles Busch From the author of The Divine Sister!  Beach Blanket Bingo meets Sybil. Chicklet Forrest just wants to fit in with Starcat, Yo-Yo and the other kids at the beach, but her alternate personalities have other ideas. Grab your sunscreen [...]

By | May 5th, 2016|Blog, Events, Shows|0 Comments