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Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005 08:10 pm
Let me mention some of the many good things that happened on area stages in 2004 before taking a look at what's planned for the Springfield-area theater scene this year. The Hoogland Center f...
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 08:11 pm
If you're looking for an alternative to Christmas-show overload, check out the Portuguese Rodeo Clown Company, which features three actors performing improvisations and other comic antics onsta...
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004 08:10 pm
It's Thanksgiving, and that means the start of the Christmas season. The holiday theater season kicks off next week with A Yuletide Festival of Song and Dance, a show by the Mature Mob that's being...
Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2004 02:30 pm
Springfield Theatre Centre opens its production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman this week on the main stage of the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Don Russell, Loretta Hess, Mac Warren, an...
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2004 08:10 pm
Halloween is here, and it seems that theater practitioners have decided to produce more than the usual haunted-house fare this year. First, the Roxy Group has created an original show of its own...
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004 08:10 pm
The community has lost another champion of the arts with the passing of Martha Jackson of Petersburg. Jackson and her partner, Linda Nordeman, owned the City Arts Venue art gallery, a space ded...
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 08:11 pm
The Springfield Theatre Centre's current production Sunday in the Park with George is a show not to be missed -- in fact, I recommend that you see it more than once. I have never witnessed such...
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 08:11 pm
One can take the pulse of a community's theater scene by counting the number of new or little-known shows that are produced. It's always a risk to stage something new because, more than likely,...
Thursday, Aug. 26, 2004 03:10 am
The fall theater season is fast approaching, and many new and exciting shows are scheduled in the Springfield area. Let's start with a brand new show. Jacksonville Theatre Guild and Allegro Prod...
Thursday, July 29, 2004 06:16 am
It's always good news when a theater introduces a new show, especially during the summertime when a typical line-up consists of the tried-and-true. And it looks like Theatre in the Park's decis...


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