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Performing Art
Thursday, March 31, 2005 12:00 am
Missouri-born, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lanford Wilson has been writing plays since the off-off-Broadway movement began in New York in the 1960s. His first plays were produced at
Performing Art
Thursday, March 17, 2005 12:00 am
So many companies in the region have scheduled productions of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast¬†during the next few months (including the Springfield Muni, St. Louis’ Muny Opera
Performing Art
Thursday, March 3, 2005 12:00 am
How long has it been since a high-school show caused controversy? A few years ago, Springfield High School’s production of a harmless Gilbert and Sullivan operetta caused a stir when a
Performing Art
Thursday, Feb. 17, 2005 12:00 am
A deliriously affectionate ensemble of actors is having a ball in Springfield Theatre Centre’s production of the 1930s comedy You Can’t Take It with You, by Moss Hart and George
Performing Art
Thursday, Feb. 3, 2005 12:00 am
Many area theaters take the opportunity to present new and innovative works during the winter months, something I noted in my last column. The latest example of this trend is Born with
Performing Art
Thursday, Jan. 20, 2005 12:00 am
The theater department at Parkland College in Champaign invites community members to participate in campus productions. By combining the talents of student and community actors, Parkland has be
Performing Art
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 12:00 am
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
Performing Art
Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2004 12:00 am
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


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