On June 19, 1953, a couple was executed at the Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York. The two were charged with conspiring against the United States and passing atomic secrets to the Soviets.
One particularly compelling throughline in Shakespeare’s history plays is the maturation of Henry V. When does he morph from the prank-loving, bawdy-house-frequenting Prince Hal into the sage, shrewd, continent-conquering King Henry? Judging from Evan Cabnet’s crisp but thematically questionable production of Henry V, featuring all 13 members of this year’s acting Chautauqua Theater Company Conservatory, that crucial day has yet to arrive.
The Interfaith Lecture podium is normally a platform for outside perspectives, but today audiences will hear an insider’s view of…
The stage is set under a canopy of stars and against the backdrop of Chautauqua Lake. James Dean Palmer, directing fellow at Chautaqua Theater Company, will present an outdoor version of Korean-American playwright Young Jean Lee’s Church at 9:30 p.m. tonight at the School of Art Quad.
Madonna once sang, “Music makes the people come together.” It’s something that Justin Ellington and Whitney White both believe.
After playwright Lynn Nottage won a Pulitzer Prize in 2009, she said in an interview that she finds her characters and stories in varied places. Sometimes in a newspaper, “obscure historical texts” or dinner party conversations.
A perfect piece of apparel is nothing without the reliable threads that bind it together. The same idea works in theater; a good play is nothing without a strong set of actors.
Chautauqua Theater Company is a day away from the opening performance of the season: Thornton Wilder’s classic Our Town. This three-act play, which opens at 8 p.m. Saturday in Bratton Theater, is not only about the lives of the citizens of Grover’s Corners, but about the coming together of the guest artists who have experienced three different acting spaces: the stage, TV screen and silver screen.
RUBY WALLAU | Staff Photographer Ricardo Dâvila performs in That’s What Friends are For written by Jenica Jones Tristin Abers…
NAME | Staff Photographer Actress Audrey Corsa gestures to other actors. The show opens 2:15 p.m. Saturday in Bratton Theater….