‘I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change’ is part of Old Creamery’s VIP (Very Intimate Performance) series which has shrunk the theater; the audience finds themselves on what is normally the stage.There is no fourth wall from the start of the play. This is an intimate show where the actors perform without amplification and interact with the audience. […]
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 […]
Completely Hollywood — Abridged Old Creamery Theatre, Studio Stage — through Apr. 17 Our culture loves movies. We love our 90+ minute escapes into adventure, romance, intrigue; we love to watch the unreal possibility inherent in effortless true love, a battle in deep space, a fist fight on the roof of a bullet train or […]
The Frog and The Princess Old Creamery Theatre — Sat., Mar. 26 at 1 p.m. A recent series of articles on the American Theatre magazine website assures us that “the kids are alright.” Theatre for young people, they proclaim, is “as enriching as it is entertaining, as high-stakes as it is low-barrier.” Old Creamery has […]
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 don’t devote as much artistic attention to World War I. Last summer marked the 100th anniversary of the beginning of The Great War, but it received barely a mention in the news. The U.S. didn’t enter the war until 1917, and thus did not experience the same level of devastation as the other Allied Powers.
For the last five years, Old Creamery has held its studio productions in a tiny black theatre made from the remnants of a band room in Amana Elementary School, leftover from when the middle school wing moved to a new building. As I settled into my seat to watch The Old Creamery Theatre’s Studio Stage […]
A man sets off on a honeymoon with his much younger bride. They settle into their hotel suite—and discover that they are sharing a wall with the man’s ex-wife and her significantly younger groom. […]