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Play Time | The Flick

Play Time | The Flick by Annie Baker
2014 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama

Sam, 35 a bald caucasian man who works at the movie theatre The Flick… 720 more words

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The American Theatre-A Lost Gem

Many Roanokers don’t remember the American Theatre. This is without blame because the theatre was torn down in 1971. But, in it’s day the theatre was a utopia for many Roanokers, providing a place to escape from the trials of daily life into the magical world of the theatre. 145 more words

The Lion King

Costume designers, choreographers and technicians need to be reminded occasionally that nothing is more important than character and plot. Unfortunately, this clearly did not happen with this production, which largely fails to engage on the two substantive elements of dramatisation. 407 more words


Chick Playwrights | Zona Gale

“I don’t know a better preparation for life than a love of poetry and a good digestion.”
– Zona Gale

Fast Facts:
Zona Gale was the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for drama for her play  504 more words

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Chick Playwrights| Susan Glaspell

Fast Facts:
In 1915, Susan Glaspell was responsible for helping to found the Provincetown Players whose goal was to produce new and experimental plays.
Was a journalist, playwright and fiction author whose works were primarily set in Iowa  as a part of the beginnings of the regional literature movement. 597 more words

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The Consequences of Free Labor

I’m going to be slightly hyperbolic in this post because this is something that’s been bothering me for a while.

In April, I saw a play called  1,476 more words