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Posted by Genevieve Trainor |
Giving Tree takes audiences to ‘Almost, Maine’

In 2010, an off-Broadway flop surpassed the classic, whimsical — royalty-free — Shakespeare comedy 'A Midsummer Night's Dream' as the most-performed show on U.S. high school stages. The play? John...

Posted by Rob Cline |
Giving Tree’s ‘Six Degrees of Separation’ finds success in both humorous and serious moments

Under the direction of Rachel Korach Howell, the cast of the Giving Tree Theater’s production of the play successfully balances the script’s humor — which often asks the characters to...

Posted by Rob Cline |
‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ gives audiences the gift of laughter

Giving Tree Theater is offering audiences a gift: an evening of such silliness that one’s troubles can’t intrude while the stage lights are up. Under the direction of Joe Link,...

Posted by Rob Cline |
Giving Tree’s ‘The Elephant Man’ offers nuanced performances that honor the playwright’s legacy

Bernard Pomerance, playwright of The Elephant Man, passed away on Aug. 26 at the age of 76. Less than a week later, the Giving Tree Theater production of the play...

Posted by Rob Cline |
Actors deftly handle the intimacy and emotion of ‘Constellations’

Bend time and space to fit Constellations at Giving Tree Theater into your schedule. Jo Jordan and Kyle Shedeck, under the direction of Richie Akers, bring authentic emotion to a...

Giving Tree’s ‘Fun Home’ a celebration of the details of memories

Theater is amazing for so many reasons. You couldn’t count them on your fingers and toes, the fingers and toes of your neighbors and the fingers and toes of their...

Posted by Rob Cline |
‘Word to Your Mother’ – Giving Tree Theater offers storytime to celebrate moms this weekend

Sunday is Mother’s Day, and this weekend you can catch two events devoted to stories about moms and motherhood.

‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ reminds us all to smile

'Peter and the Starcatcher' Giving Tree Theater -- through March 5 Giving Tree Theater in Marion opened Peter and the Starcatcher this past weekend. Such a small space can come...

Posted by Sarah Jarmon |
Go down the ‘Rabbit Hole’ with Giving Tree Theater

Rabbit Hole Giving Tree Theater -- through Nov. 13 The cast of 'Rabbit Hole' -- photo courtesy of Giving Tree Theater I hadn't planned to write this review. I worried...