Friday, December 9

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Omaha Community Playhouse’s associate artistic director resigns
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Omaha Community Playhouse’s associate artistic director resigns

The theater that became known as the Omaha Community Playhouse gave its first performance on March 4, 1925: an informal vaudeville-style variety show and a one-act playlet called "Trifles." A few months after hiring a new associate artistic director, the Omaha Community Playhouse is looking to fill the job again.Brady Patsy resigned this week. He made an impact in his short time at the theater as the director of “The Legend of Georgia McBride” and by performing a booming voice-only role in “The Cake.” ...
Out & About | Arts & Entertainment
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Out & About | Arts & Entertainment

Paintings from the “Paint Kingsport 2022!” art show have moved from the Renaissance Center to Impressions Fine Art, 246 Broad St. The show, which depicts scenes of Kingsport by local plein air artists, will be on display at its new location through Sept. 18. All paintings are painted by local artists from the Kingsport Art Guild and feature scenes painted on location in downtown Kingsport, Bays Mountain, Exchange Place and more. The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University presents “Local Art in the Age of the 2020 Global Pandemic,” an exhibition featuring the work of 40 artists living or working in Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District during the earl...
Out & About | Arts & Entertainment
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Out & About | Arts & Entertainment

Paintings from the “Paint Kingsport 2022!” art show have moved from the Renaissance Center to Impressions Fine Art, 246 Broad St. The show, which depicts scenes of Kingsport by local plein air artists, will be on display at its new location through Sept. 18. All paintings are painted by local artists from the Kingsport Art Guild and feature scenes painted on location in downtown Kingsport, Bays Mountain, Exchange Place and more. The Reece Museum at East Tennessee State University presents “Local Art in the Age of the 2020 Global Pandemic,” an exhibition featuring the work of 40 artists living or working in Tennessee’s 1st Congressional District during the earl...
State College Sock & Buskin Theatre Company debuts ‘contemporary’ entertainment through local talent | Penn State, State College News
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State College Sock & Buskin Theatre Company debuts ‘contemporary’ entertainment through local talent | Penn State, State College News

A sock is a shoe, and a buskin is a boot. But together, the two have cemented their names in the arts and now in a new theatre company based around Centre County.Gregg Baptista, the treasurer for the new group called Sock & Buskin Theatre Company said the new community company is taking a “collaborative approach” to the arts.Sock & Buskin Theatre Company is “a 100% volunteer organization” that ‘’builds a community for people that love theatre,” Baptista said.For company president Stefanie Austin, “theatre is like a family to people” that creates an environment in which community members can collaborate and share the same passions that were important to...
‘Les Miserables’ headlines Broadway in Fresno’s upcoming season | Entertainment
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‘Les Miserables’ headlines Broadway in Fresno’s upcoming season | Entertainment

Fresno Lexus Broadway in Fresno is welcoming patrons back to the Saroyan Theatre with a big 2023 Season.This season brings extraordinary entertainment including new hits and continuing favorites.Subscription renewals are on sale now and new subscriptions will be available later this summer. Patrons can visit BroadwayinFresno.com to sign up for the new subscription waitlist.Anne Francis, Vice President, West Coast for Broadway Across America said, “We are honored to be presenting some of the most engaging Broadway touring theatre available in our country. We are most appreciative to our patrons, artists, and our talented staff who continue to come together and ...
The power of charisma | Entertainment
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The power of charisma | Entertainment

Two highly entertaining regional productions opened last week, both featuring a charismatic and unusual central character who bends nearly everyone to their will. At Auburn’s The Rev, it’s Frank Abagnale, the legendary con man, narrating his own fantastical story in “Catch Me If You Can.” The 2009 musical (libretto by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, score by Shaiman and Scott Wittman) is based on the 2002 film (directed by Steven Spielberg, starring Leonardo DiCaprio), which was itself based on Abagnale’s co-written and highly exaggerated 1980 autobiography, which was in turn based on…lots of posturing, fabrications and magical thinking.Frank presents...