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‘Lysistrata’ comes alive at Brucemore

There is an incredible adaptability inherent in theatre and I rejoice inside when I get the opportunity to explore it along with a group of artists and their audience. I was lucky enough to snag two tickets to Wednesday night’s preview performance of ‘Lysistrata’ at Brucemore, where the cast and crew put their deft adaptability skills on display. […]

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SPT Theatre presents 14th annual Modern Salon at Brucemore

A Modern Salon Brucemore — starts Friday, Jan. 13 at 7:30 p.m. Now in it’s 14th year, SPT Theatre’s Modern Salon is a beloved community event at Brucemore Mansion that hearkens back to traditions of years past. Salons — gatherings in homes to share culture and exchange ideas — started in 16th century Italy and […]

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Eastern Iowa sees an explosion of local theatre this weekend

Once upon a time, in a land much like ours, summer was a down time for the theatre community. You’d have an outdoor Shakespeare production, perhaps, but by and large, companies drew down the curtain for a few months, especially at community and amateur theatres. Those times are gone, and this weekend is a phenomenal […]

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‘Revival Theatre Company’ launches inaugural season

Even though September has only just begun, the 2014-2015 theatre season is already proving to be one of tremendous growth for professional acting opportunities in Eastern Iowa. In August, the new professional company Old Capitol Opera debuted with its production of Chicago. This week, Revival Theatre Company will be starting its inaugural season as a semi-professional musical theatre. […]

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