Yearly Archives: 2018

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Why Do Holiday Songs Make Us Happy?

There is a reason that you hear Holiday music wherever you go as soon as November rolls around. A big part of this is due to the joy that comes with it. But why do these feelings emerge? Music and Our Brains: The relationship between sound and our brains is unique and complex. After Sound [...]

By |2018-12-02T15:47:39-05:00December 2nd, 2018|Blog, Shows|Comments Off on Why Do Holiday Songs Make Us Happy?

We Are Doing a New Thing!

    La Palabra Hablada: Spanish-speaking Spoken Word at Stageworks Theatre! Sunday, December 16th, 7-9pm    “La Palabra Hablada:” Spanish-speaking Spoken Word at Stageworks Theatre, is a brand new initiative created for the following:    - establish space for our Spanish-speaking artists, poets, and musicians to share their craft   - provide entertainment for our Spanish-speaking [...]

By |2018-11-14T12:31:07-05:00October 8th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on We Are Doing a New Thing!

Lateness, fighting, phones: Seven etiquette violations to avoid at the theater (and a few to disregard)

Performing Arts Critic Andrew Meacham, Tampa Bay Times Published: August 1, 2018 Updated: August 1, 2018 at 12:10 PM You might recall the evening of Nov. 8, 2016. Millions of Americans watched election returns coming in, including what seemed like every third audience member attending opening night of The Curious Incident of the Dog in [...]

By |2018-08-05T20:29:02-05:00August 5th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Lateness, fighting, phones: Seven etiquette violations to avoid at the theater (and a few to disregard)

Activist Spotlight: Delores Huerta

As part of our work on the story of The Mirabal Sisters as told in In The Time of the Butterflies, it is our honor to spotlight other powerful women who are making change in the world. Co-founder of the United Farm Workers Association, Dolores Clara Fernandez Huerta is one of the most influential labor [...]

By |2018-03-28T19:33:50-05:00March 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Activist Spotlight: Delores Huerta

How to Keep the Mariposas Alive

How to Keep the Mariposas Alive Julia Alvarez with Dedé Mirabal Dedé attended a dance theatre performance by EVEOKE of In the Time of the Butterflies. The dancers all got to meet her. They had come all the way from San Diego to perform their moving adaptation for Dominicans. You can imagine when the Dedé dancer [...]

By |2018-03-21T13:15:23-05:00March 21st, 2018|Blog, Events|Comments Off on How to Keep the Mariposas Alive

Meet the Playwright of In The Time of the Butterflies — Caridad Svich

Caridad Svich Playwright/text-builder, theatre-maker, translator, lyricist, editor, educator Caridad Svich received a 2012 OBIE Award for Lifetime Achievement in the theatre, a 2012 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and NNPN rolling world premiere for Guapa, and the 2011 American Theatre Critics Association Primus Prize for her play The House of the Spirits, based Isabel Allende’s [...]

By |2018-03-14T17:49:31-05:00March 14th, 2018|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Meet the Playwright of In The Time of the Butterflies — Caridad Svich

BLITHE SPIRIT – AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Performance Dates: June 1 - June 17, 2018 (Preview May 31; performances Friday to Sunday with 2 shows on Saturday Audition Dates: Monday, March 19, 2018 6-10pm at Stageworks Theatre. The audition will consist of readings from the script. Rehearsals Dates:   May 12-May 30 Character Descriptions: The roles of Elvira and Madame Arcati have been [...]

By |2018-02-22T08:56:25-05:00February 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on BLITHE SPIRIT – AUDITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Keely and Du: The Mystery of Jane Martin

  When Jon Jory founded Louisville's Festival of New American Plays (now the Humana Festival of New American Plays) in 1976, he was already a playwright himself, having written the dialogue and lyrics for three musicals. But Jory's greatest success as a playwright may have come under a pseudonym. He is reputed to be the [...]

By |2018-01-11T12:52:42-05:00January 11th, 2018|Blog, Events, Press, Shows|Comments Off on Keely and Du: The Mystery of Jane Martin