Thursday, July 17, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Mid-West, Southwest and Mountain Print

Chicago Sun-Times

Why are ABBA songs so infectious? Science has answers
It only takes a single exposure, and in an instant, your whole day can change. The infection is rapid and feels potentially unending. One minute you’re minding your own business ...

Time Out Chicago

Deborah Clapp
The new leader of the League of Chicago Theatres talks shop.

Smoke alarm
In the wake of the Jersey Boys smoking bust, we check in with Ald. Brendan Reilly on what it means for other cig-wielding stage characters like August: Osage County's Violet Weston.

Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream: A Queer Tale @ MidTangent Productions
Review: Unsex Me Here @ The Living Canvas
Review: Rag and Bone @ Rubicon Theatre Project
Review: Saints in Strange Places @ Appetite Theatre

Spotlight on...Milly's Orchid Show
Mily May Smithy, maven of miscellany, pops up at Park West Saturday 19.

Daily Herald

July 17 openings and closings

Minneapolis City Pages

Guthrie's Government Inspector a first-rate farce
As someone who once logged a certain amount of deeply satisfying and restorative R.E.M. sleep in the back seat of a state-owned car (yes, on the...

Theater Spotlight: Autobahn
Seeing as how we, as a species, appear to be furiously evolving toward a life of sitting on padded seats and hurling ourselves through space in...

Detroit Free Press

The Bard comes home to the park
"Barefoot in the Park" was nice, but Shakespeare in the park is what Water Works Theatre Company does best at Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park.

More Shakespeare
Can't wait a week for a summer Shakespeare fix? You could cross the Canadian border for Stratford or just go to Jackson and Grand Rapids. Both are hosting performances of the Michigan Shakespeare Festival.

Encore Michigan

Panhandle Slim extended through September

St. Louis Riverfront Times

Mo' Muny!: What happens when the Muny looks back on its 90 years? (Hint: It ain't "magic.")
Doubtless, 90 Years of Muny Magic, this week's birthday celebration of St. Louis' longest-lasting — and, in recent decades,...

Dennis Brown offers up his ten most memorable Muny moments

St. Louis Stage Capsules

CiN Weekly

What's the Point?!
Know Theatre opens season with regional premiere

Houston Press

Capsule Stage Reviews: Ain't Misbehavin', Snoopy, The Tamarie Cooper Show, War of the Roses

Austin American-Statesman

A coffee with ...
'Nanny' co-star now nurtures a 'Clean House' in Austin.

Denver Post

History as chess yields a weighty "Henry VIII"

Rocky Mountain News

Actresses revisit the 'Hot L'
Reprising roles gives actresses second chance to bring experiences to lobby stage

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