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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

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