Archive for the ‘Theatre’ Category

Ibsen: Alive and Well (and Angry)

Oct 10 2016

When discussing Ibsen with others I find there is either a lot of hate or a lot of love for the father of realism. Detractors claim that Ibsen is no longer relevant. In 1881, Ghosts was banned from public performance and was the cause of outrageous scandal, but so what? The world has greatly changed…

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With A Little Help From Our Friends

Sep 27 2016

The leaves may be falling outside, but inside ArtsWest Gallery & Playhouse, everything is coming into bloom. On Wednesday, September 21, we kicked off the 2016-2017 season with our annual Volunteer Appreciation Night and a preview of our Season Premiere: Richard Eyre’s brilliant new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts.
That evening, as a wave…

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artswest wishes you all the best for 2014

Jan 10 2014

There is still time to join us for our Education Series that begins January 6th!  We are running classes for all ages and stages.  Check our classes and email with questions or to register.
Little Women sold out with 5 shows remaining!  Make…

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The Book Club is here! Chapters 1-5

Nov 11 2013

Little Women, copyright 1868, by Louisa May Alcott (1832-1888) Hello everyone!  We hope by now you have your copies of Little Women and have started to turn those pages.  Over the next several weeks please join us in a discussion of the book.  Please post your thoughts and impressions and let’s make this a journey…

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Bringing a World Co-Premiere to Life

Oct 02 2013

Opening on October 2nd, The Taming by Lauren Gunderson,  truly embodies the dynamic nature of theatre.This brand new play by Gunderson will be holding its world co-premieres at two theaters – Crowded Fire Theatre in San Francisco, who commissioned the work, and in our space at ArtsWest. What does that actually mean to our production? …

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