Category Archives: Theatre

GRSF Live Read-through of Human Error

Sunday | January 31 | 7:00pm
Info: grsf.org

Throughout the pandemic, GRSF company members (and some guests) have been gathering together on Zoom on Monday evenings to read through plays together. Many of these are newer plays or plays we wouldn’t normally get to produce here at the Festival. It’s an extremely casual gathering – those interested join together on Zoom and Melissa Maxwell (without whom this series would not be possible!) shares the script on the screen and the reading begins.

January 31st, we will be doing a similar gathering – but this time you’re invited! You’ll have a chance to hear what it is like when actors are discovering the text for the first time, and you’ll be invited to join in a discussion about the play afterwards. We hope you can join us!

Synopsis of Human Error by Eric Pfeffinger: Madelyn and Keenan are NPR-listening, latte-sipping blue-staters who are planning a family. Or they were, anyway, until the fertility clinic screwed up and accidentally implanted their fertilized embryo in another uterus — a uterus belonging to a small-government churchgoing NRA cardholder. Can these ideologically hostile couples make it together through nine months of gestation without killing each other?

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GRSF Seeks Scary Stories for Live Reading

www.facebook.com/GreatRiverShakes/ GRSF will be hosting a live virtual spooky-scary story event on Sunday, November 1st. Some favorite GRSF actors will be reading thrilling and chilling selections – and they need your help! Do you have an original spooky/scary story you’ve written? Maybe there’s a story someone else wrote that you’d like to hear on a… Continue Reading

GRSF Everywhere

Introducing GRSF Everywhere — a virtual series where you can watch and participate from the comfort of your home. Throughout the summer we will be bringing you programming every Sunday evening beginning Sunday, June 28th and running through Sunday, August 9th. The opening event, Sunday June 28th, will feature monologues and appearances from GRSF company… Continue Reading

Saint Mary’s Theatre and Dance: SPLaSH!

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. Wednesday | March 18 | 7:30pm Thursday | March 19 | 7:30pm Friday | March 20 | 7:30pm Saturday | March 21 | 7:30pm Sunday | March 22 | 3:00pm Studio Theatre | Saint Mary’s Performance Center 700 Terrace Heights | pagetheatre.org SPLaSH – a contraction of “short play showcase”… Continue Reading

LA Theatre Works Audition and Monologue Workshop

Wednesday | March 11 | 3:45-4:45pm Figliulo Recital Hall | Saint Mary’s Performance Center pagetheatre.org/project/latw-workshop/ Taught by LA Theatre Works company members, this workshop offers student and professional actors techniques that are invaluable in pursuing a career in theater, television and film. Topics may include dealing with audition anxieties, etiquette with casting directors and directors,… Continue Reading

LA Theatre Works: SEVEN

Wednesday | March 11 | 7:30pm Page Theatre | 700 Terrace Heights pagetheatre.org/project/la-theatre-works-seven/ SEVEN is a riveting documentary play by seven female writers based on personal interviews with seven remarkable women who faced life-threatening obstacles before bringing heroic changes to their home countries of Pakistan, Nigeria, Ireland, Afghanistan, Guatemala, Russia and Cambodia. Playwrights Carol K.… Continue Reading

Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre at MCA: “Cinderella”

Monday through Friday | April 20 – 25 | 4:00-8:15pm Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts 1164 W Howard (10th) St mca.smumn.edu/classes-programs/theatre/ Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre is back at Minnesota Conservatory for the Arts (MCA)! Students ages 7-18 will be cast in this original musical production of Cinderella, a rock and roll version of the classic… Continue Reading

The Knight of the Burning Pestle

Thursday | October 31 | 7:30pm Friday | November 1 | 7:30pm Saturday | November 2 | 7:30pm Sunday | November 3 | 3:00pm Page Theatre | Saint Mary’s University pagetheatre.org/#event|saint-marys-theatre-and-dance-the-knight-of-the-burning-pestle|6392 With a modern day theatricality remarkably ahead of its time, this witty comic satire of theatre (and its audience) contains much revelry, popular song,… Continue Reading

An Evening of Haunted Tales

Friday | October 25 | 7:30pm Saturday | October 26 | 7:30pm Old Main | 3rd Floor Auditorium 20869 College Ave | Galesville, WI www.oldmain.org/gale-star-series.html Local talent perform Haunting tales. Directed by Diane Thatcher. Adults $10. Students Free. Old Main Historical & Community Arts Center is a member of the River Arts Alliance. To learn… Continue Reading