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In Search of Authenticity — Including Disability in Theatre

ESSAY BY ANDREA KOVICH courtesy or Howlaround In Search of Authenticity Including Disability in Theatre 17 January 2019 In an interview with the San Francisco Observer in 2005, playwright John Belluso eloquently explained why he chose to write about disability in his body of work: It is an experience that shapes my life and view [...]

By |2019-01-22T10:29:03-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on In Search of Authenticity — Including Disability in Theatre

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!

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

Great Deals for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday

Discount Code: SWCYBER ($5.00 off per ticket) Discover you purpose with this laugh out loud, triple Tony winning musical set way, way, WAY down in the East Village. Part flesh, part felt and packed with heart. Great Offers on Season Flex Passes Discount code:  TISTHESEASON ($25.00 off on Season Flex Passes) Discount Codes: 3PM- Matinee [...]

By |2017-11-23T13:00:53-05:00November 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Great Deals for Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday

Happy Thanksgiving

Many things happen throughout the course of the year that keep us all scattered, harried and focused on all the troubles of the world.  There seems to be a perpetual state of sensory overload in each of our lives. As busy as the holiday season can be, we all need to slow down and turn [...]

By |2017-11-23T12:40:17-05:00November 23rd, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving

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 |2017-11-06T18:16:20-05:00November 6th, 2017|Blog, Press, Shows, Uncategorized|Comments Off on What’s on stage this week: ‘The Year of Magical Thinking,’

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 |2017-11-06T18:09:02-05:00November 6th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Review: A ‘Joan Didion’ Portrait, From an Intimate Source

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 |2016-10-20T12:20:24-05:00May 6th, 2016|Blog, History, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can Theatre Change the World?