Here’s a Washington Post article on a production at the Washington Shakespeare Company where they perform selections of Shakespeare… umm…. bi-lingually(?)…
Toronto’s Royal Alex Theatre, currently playing host to the 80’s hairband musical Rock of Ages, invited the Toronto Star in to the theatre for a day – the following article gives a timeline run down of the life of the theatre in one day. It’s a lot more than just the 2 hours of performance…
Mel Gibson’s “Passion of the Christ” proved to many Hollywood executives that there was an untapped market of people looking for specifically Christian material. In the years since, a handful of films out of Hollywood have attempted to reach that market with varying degrees of success – which has still left room for the independently produced Christian films, such as the ones produced by Sherwood Baptist Church (Facing the Giants, Fireproof, etc). But with dollar signs in their eyes, the dream machine of the mainstream film industry has yet to fully tap into that audience. Here is an article from the New York Times that addresses this issue.
Zap Props – the go-to place for all kinds of films, television, music videos and theatre works happening in the Chicagoland area, was featured in the following article in the Chicago Times.
As a director, sometimes it can be frustrating as I wait for the line and the blocking to seamlessly meld into the actor’s work – but this may be going a bit too far. It really takes the ‘live’ out of ‘live theatre’…
From the Master’s Image Productions blog, by Chuck Neighbors.
Add this idea to the list of interesting ways to get to perform: a puppet show in the back of a moving truck on the LA freeway!
This is an article about actor Neil McDonough (recognizable from Desperate Housewives and Band of Brothers), who has faced challenges as an actor because of the stand he’s taken on filming love scenes because of his religious beliefs.
Associate Professor of Theatre Design and Chair of Graphic Design Kris Dietrich was honored at the Belhaven University beginning-of-the-year Service of Dedication for 5 years of service to the school. Congratulations, Kris!
The Belhaven University Theatre Department is proud to announce its production season for 2010-2011.
August 21: The 24 Hour Theatre Festival. From zero to new play in 24 hours. Blackbox Theatre
September 21-25: Lifting the Veil by Paul D Patton, directed by Jonathan Dixon. Theatre 151
October 21-30: “Juliet and her Romeo” a stylized presentation of Shakespeare’s tragedy directed by Joseph Frost. Blackbox Theatre
November 30 & December 1: The 5th Annual One Act Play Festival. Blackbox Theatre.
February 17-25: The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, directed by John Maxwell. Blackbox Theatre.
March 30-April 5: The Bald Soprano by Eugene Ionesco, directed by Becki Haynes. Theatre 151.
April 4-16: The Belhaven Theatre Festival – a two week extravaganza of theatre activities; including guest artist performances, showcase solo shows, class presentations, staged readings of original works, senior recitals, and workshops. Exact times and locations TBA.
For more information, contact the Belhaven Theatre Box Office at boxoffice [at] belhaven.edu or 601-965-7026.