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Tag Archives: staged readings

Doesn’t fully Line Up: ACT Out Loud – ‘The Matchmaker’

ACT don’t quite stick the landing, but their new reading series brought lessons worth learning.

Tuesday, 11 May, 2021 · Leave a comment

Wave the White Flag: ACT Out Loud – ‘Arms and the Man’

George Bernard Shaw’s classic satire gets an unfortunately sour reading as part of ACT’s new series.

Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 · 1 Comment

‘Eye’ on the Prize: ‘The Bluest Eye’ “audio drama” at Aurora Theatre

Aurora’s audio show – originally intended for a live production – adds to the dreamlike quality of Toni Morrison’s debut story.

Wednesday, 14 April, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Newest Old Play: ACT Out Loud – ‘Trouble in Mind’

The inaugural entry in the ACT’s new reading series is Alice Childress’ all-too-relevant 1957 classic.

Saturday, 3 April, 2021 · 3 Comments

In For a Penny: Of Olympic Proportions – Can you Macarena?

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, lining it up. All men, mostly White – this is the LEAST likely line-up for Olympians auditions. “Give [the audience]…

Thursday, 24 September, 2015 · 1 Comment

In For a Penny: Of Olympic Proportions – The Direct Approach

Originally posted on San Francisco Theater Pub:
Charles Lewis III, on directing for the SF Olympians Festival. Pre-show layout for “Hydra” by Tonya Narvaez “Cut! That’s a print. Now get…

Friday, 17 July, 2015 · 1 Comment