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Performing Art
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 12:00 am

Springfield Theatre Centre stages 1939 comedy hit

The Man Who Came to Dinner, the popular comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, opens a five-performance run tonight (Thursday, Sept. 22) at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Back in 1939
Performing Art
Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 12:00 am

Fall yields a bumper crop of theater

The local fall theater season promises everything from Greek drama to 1930s madcap comedy to recent Broadway musicals. Cal Pritner, longtime faculty member of the Illinois State University
Performing Art
Thursday, July 28, 2005 12:00 am

Teen theater troupe present challenging play this weekend

And now for something completely different: Springfield Theatre Centre’s Active and Creative Teen Theatre troupe is giving us a play to think about this weekend: Boilin
Performing Art
Thursday, July 14, 2005 12:00 am
So much theater is being performed in the region right now, it’s impossible to see it all. Fortunately, I was able to enjoy three excellent productions last week that
Performing Art
Thursday, June 30, 2005 12:00 am
The show of the summer is Ragtime. The musical opened last Friday at the Springfield Muni Opera and runs through this Sunday, July 3. There is not one weak performance in t
Performing Art
Thursday, June 16, 2005 12:00 am
Great things are happening on summer stages. I just saw 42nd Street in Sullivan at the Little Theatre on the Square. Having seen back in 1980 the original Broadway production, which began with
Thursday, June 2, 2005 12:00 am
Theater companies in Springfield and the region are scheduling some big shows this summer, as well as some intimate dramas. This year, there’s truly something for
Performing Art
Thursday, May 26, 2005 12:00 am
I’m playing town crier this week for the comedy Rounding Third, which finishes a two-weekend run at the Hoogland Center for the Arts this Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28. It’s
Performing Art
Thursday, May 12, 2005 12:00 am
Springfield gets its first look next week at Rounding Third, a new comedy by Richard Dresser that played off-Broadway and has been a hit in theaters around the country. Jason
Performing Art
Thursday, April 28, 2005 12:00 am
Springfield Theatre Centre had a big hit last year with its production of Annie. The same STC directing team (Julie Davis, Doug Hahn, Gary Shull) is back with this week’s opening of By


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