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Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2008 10:38 pm
Springfield has a much healthier theater scene than many small cities this size. Hot on the heels of the recent electrifying production of the David Mamet play Glengarry Glenn Ross (as ...
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 03:56 am

Autumn is show time. Get your tickets.

[image-2} There is so much theatre happening in the area these days, there doesn't seem to be a spring/summer/fall/winter season anymore — it's just ongoing all year long, which is g...
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2008 04:58 pm

The Nerd continues this weekend at the Hoogland

Untitled Document If you’ve never seen Larry Shue’s play The Nerd, try making a point of catching one of the performances being presented by the Spri...
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2008 09:38 pm

Play about the Pentagon Papers features stellar cast

Untitled Document This year has already brought exciting theater offerings — including the Springfield Theatre Centre’s Dreamgirls, which warmed things up during two ...
Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2007 08:57 am

Stage version of Ken Kesey novel plays at UIS next week

Untitled Document What has to be the most exciting stage show of the fall is the upcoming One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, the stage version of the classic 1962 Ken Kesey novel,...
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 02:31 pm

UIS presents a romantic drama by a Pulitzer-winning playwright

Untitled Document Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson, director of the University of Illinois-Springfield theater department’s fall production, Picnic, held rehearsals five nights a ...
Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2007 12:03 pm

Fall offers a rich lineup of plays and musicals

Untitled Document The fall theater season has much to offer. Here is just some of what will be happening on area stages. The season starts off in a big way Sept. 21-23 at the ...
Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2007 10:40 pm

The weather’s just another challenge for outdoor theater vets

Untitled Document Every year at least one Muni Opera show suffers from the intense summer heat. This year’s victim was Oklahoma!, which ended the Muni season this past week...
Wednesday, July 18, 2007 08:47 am

Age-old love story opens at Theatre in the Park

Untitled Document I have a hunch that one of the highlights of the area’s summer theater will be the rarely seen musical Once on This Island, which opens Friday, July 20, at New...


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