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Jorie Slodki

Ron Clark and Jody Hovland
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Jun 26, 2015

Riverside Theatre has gone through many changes since founders Ron Clark and Jody Hovland staged its inaugural production in the early ‘80s...

Pippin
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Jun 3, 2015

The Corridor has seen its share of plays about princes on quests during recent years. For the final production of its inaugural season, Revival Theatre Company...

Hansel & Gretel
Posted by Jorie Slodki | May 28, 2015

Old Capitol Opera is back with a packed summer season. First up is a weekend perfect for people who are curious about opera, but hesitant to devote...

Barefoot cast
Posted by Jorie Slodki | May 8, 2015

Giving Tree Theater, a new company in Marion, is putting on Barefoot in the Park as part of its innovative mission. The classic comedy about newlyweds in New York City...

Dreamwell Theatre
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 30, 2015

Dreamwell is concluding its season of “The Grand Delusion” with quite possibly the best play to embody this theme. Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is widely considered the best...

Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 21, 2015

Megan Gogerty’s previous original one-woman show, Feet First in the Water with a Baby in My Teeth, dealt with parenthood, a topic which...

Billy Bishop Goes to War
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Apr 7, 2015

While plenty of Canadian actors and writers have become part of the American arts scene, Americans don’t pay as much attention to works that proudly display Canadian origins. We also...

Posted by Jorie Slodki | Mar 20, 2015

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, has been the bee’s knees in recent years after director Baz Luhrmann released his 2013 film extravaganza...

Bookwings 2015
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Mar 12, 2015

On Tuesday, March 10, Iowa City became the shared stage for an international, multimedia experience for the fourth year in a row. Book Wings is a...

Dreamwell Theatre
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Feb 18, 2015

Written in 2007, Christopher Durang’s Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them explores the War on Terror and America’s obsession with...

Riverside Theatre
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Feb 10, 2015

Fans who enjoy Riverside Theatre’s summer season will be watching from different seats this year as the Iowa City theatre...

Lucky Me
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Jan 29, 2015

Meet Sara Fine, a young woman who is unlucky in love — and just about everything else, for that matter. She’s all but given up on love until she...

Posted by Jorie Slodki | Jan 22, 2015

For an alternative to overly-long romantic comedies that are barely worth the price of popcorn, check out Iowa City Community Theatre’s final run of...

Camo, the musical
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Dec 9, 2014

Camo: The Musical is back for a second round, Dec. 12-14 at the Johnson County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall A (4261 Oak Crest Hill Rd.). -- Photo by Janet Schlapkohl If...

Posted by Jorie Slodki | Oct 15, 2014

Arguably the most significant artistic collaboration in the last 200 years of theatre was between Russian writer Anton Chekov and actor/director Konstantin...

A playwright's laboratory
Posted by Jorie Slodki | Oct 7, 2014

This year marks Theatre Cedar Rapids’ (TCR) fifth year hosting its Underground New Play Festival — quite an achievement considering the festival’s humble...