Category Drive Thru Interview
Reading recommendations, theatre rituals, and more from Brad Myers, professor of theater at Fresno State.
“What motivates me the most to direct this play is the opportunity to pay tribute to all families who have done extraordinary acts of love –risking their lives and leaving everything behind– to offer their children a better life. “
“It’s a really complex piece that doesn’t offer easy answers. That is what I set out to craft . . .”
“Hopefully [the audience will] leave with the inspiration to take a chance on something in their lives.”
A girl’s indoor soccer team. Astroturf. Gameday rituals. Warm-ups. Kathleen McKinley directs The Wolves.
Adding an indoor show to its season is new endeavor for the company who performs primarily at the outdoor stage in Woodward Park.
I first met Sergio Garza when I cast him as Arnold Epstein in Biloxi Blues at the Ice House Theater, home of the Visalia Community Players (VCP), nearly 20 years ago. (Although I have a vague notion that we knew each other before? Folks go back so far in Visalia, it is hard to say. […]
Something I only learned about Laurie Pessano because I read it in her bio: she holds the title of Creative Director of Good Company Players (GCP) in Fresno. It is not in the nature of GCP to shout their bona fides from the rooftops. They don’t list staff very prominently on their website and . . .
If you don’t already know her, please allow me to introduce to you Haley White, easily one of the most bone-deep creative artists I know in our theatrical community. Haley is currently co-directing Real Women Have Curves at the Selma Arts Center and just got off a well-received stint as Alison Bechdel in StageWorks Fresno’s […]
StageWorks Fresno has made a name for itself producing fantastically high-quality musicals for the Fresno area, but in recent seasons their choices of language plays have made just as big an impact. This season, “The Mountaintop” dazzled audiences with its unconventional, but ultimately loving portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last night on earth. For […]