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An Excerpt from ‘A Wild River’

(Music: Benedictine monks. Set: Two chairs. A small table sits between them, with a a plate and a small religious-themed statue, preferably of a female saint, on it. Two men enter. Paul wears a religious robe. Peter is a journalist, wearing a tie and...
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Plays for the People: Live Theatre Week

Theatre artist Geoffrey Simmons. Photos by Mike Hipple. Next month, for a week, you can see one of dozens of shows for the friendly price of free. How much is a night of great theatre worth? That’s a tough question, particularly when most of us...
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The Price of Admission

Sure, you can get good seats to sold-out events at the last minute from scalpers. But you might be paying those kinds of crazy prices without knowing who you’re dealing with. There are hot tickets and then there are tickets you’d, like, kill for....
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Let’s Put On a Musical!

It takes the Village Theatre to raise award-winning shows bound for New York’s bright lights. What’s hot right now in American theatre? Musicals. In fact, this might be the best time for musicals since the glory years of the ’40s (Oklahoma!)...