Monday, November 30, 2020
"A Cattywampus Christmas" - a radio play from Yellow Tree Theatre and A.D. Players at the George Theatre
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
"The Empathy Project" streaming from Full Circle Theater
This past weekend, Full Circle Theater Company premiered a new play they've been working on for several years. Playwright and Full Circle Core Artist Stephanie Lein Walseth interviewed about 20 people around the state about empathy. She noted in a post show discussion (which followed all four showings of the recorded zoom reading) that she first had the idea for this project prior to the 2016 election, and started interviewing people about a year ago. Out of each interview, she pulled a short story, looking for moments of surprise or something that challenged our stereotypes. The stories are woven together in a structure she compared to the docu-theater style of a Laramie Project or Yellow Face, or like a story circle. The result is incredibly moving, and is well suited to the virtual format as it focuses on one person telling a story.
Friday, November 20, 2020
"Tears of Moons" streaming from Park Square Theatre
Sunday, November 15, 2020
"The Things They Carried" streaming from History Theatre
Saturday, November 14, 2020
"Last Stop on Market Street" streaming from Children's Theatre Company
Like many theaters, Children's Theatre Company is offering recordings of past shows to be viewed during this extended intermission from theater. The current show is Last Stop on Market Street from 2018, a show I didn't see because there was so much #TCTheater happening I couldn't fit everything into my schedule (what a great problem to have). I watched it today and found it to be a sweet and entertaining show with a great message. It's available for a 24-hour rental through November 22 (ticket price beginning at $25).