Friday, July 11, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Mid-West, Southwest and Mountain Print

Chicago Tribune

Show called 'Boom' shouldn't be so hard to hear; 'Rag' falls apart

Will 'Monty' bare it all in Lincolnshire?

All 'Phantom,' hold the chandelier

For you, this'll ring a bell

Stage ticker

Chicago Tribune Theater Loop Blog

Compagnie Transe Express high above Navy Pier
"Maudits Sonnants" by Compagnie Transe Express will take place 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday (procession begins at dusk) above Navy Pier. (Free; contact for more information.) A human carillon of eight bell ringers and three acrobats is hoisted aloft...

Chicago Sun-Times

With Coward at his zaniest, you won't want to control this 'Fever'

Muntu Dance Theatre bows to king of the jungle

Navy Pier hosts show on 'musical chandelier'

'Mamma Mia!' stage musical coming back

Daily Herald

'Melville Boys' funny, but feels contrived

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Finding the funny
Acting all-stars talk about the serious business of being funny.

St. Paul Pioneer Press

Popular playwright: Don't put Gogol in the same world as Google
Jeffrey Hatcher has had his eye on "The Government Inspector" since he performed in Nikolai Gogol's comedy of errors in college.

Encore Michigan

Wicked bewitches East Lansing, extends visit at Wharton Center

Dog Story Theater announces 2008-09 season

Dallas Morning News

Living Opera's 'H.M.S. Pinafore' makes a jolly noise, if a little too chirpy

Dallas Morning News Over the Top Blog

Up close with Betty Buckley

It's raining frogs and toads on the walls of DCT thanks to young patients at Children's Medical Center

Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Play based on water's effects diluted little by spoken word
REVIEW: Lorca Simons' father, Johnny, has long been inspired by Lake Worth. So for Lorca, who learned so much of what she knows about the stage from her dad, to write a show about water seems only natural.

What's coming up: Performing arts

Opening this week: Ain't Misbehavin', Modern Dance Festival at the Modern, Gutenberg! The Musical!

'House/Garden' at Theater Three
Plays don’t get more complicated than House and Garden, two works that British writer Alan Ayckbourn created to be performed concurrently in adjacent theater spaces.

Houston Chronicle

Year of premieres at Main Street
Houston premieres of the Tony-winning Light in the Piazza and Wendy Wasserstein's Third, along with a rare revival of Clifford Odets' Awake and Sing!, highlight Main Street Theater's 2008-09 season.

Denver Post

It's so easy to fall in love with "Buddy"

Daily Camera

Review: Colorado Shakespeare Festival's 'Love's Labour's Lost'
CSF finds new meanings by transporting Shakespeare to pre-war Rhode Island.

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