Brash and jocular, ‘Rotten Eggnog’ is the perfect play for Christmas malcontents

Set in a dive karaoke bar adorned with tacky decorations on Christmas Eve, ‘Rotten Eggnog’ opens on Tori as she awaits her two best friends, Rebecca and Addie. For the last ten years, the three women have met on the holiday to exchange gifts, tell their worst Christmas stories and share intimate details of their lives to each other. […]

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Comic by local artists Ben Mackey, Sean Lewis optioned for television

Artist Ben Mackey, a frequent Little Village contributor who’s illustrations most recently graced issue 203’s Weird Al interview, and writer Sean Lewis, who in June was named interim artistic director of Riverside Theatre, are staples of the arts scene in Iowa City. Recently, their work together has been garnering a lot of press outside of […]

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The evolution of ‘Bruno’

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore

The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore The Englert Theatre — opens Friday, Apr. 29 at 7:30 p.m. “What does it mean to be fully-formed, and who decides it?” This question, crafted by writer/director Sean Lewis, is raised about halfway through our conversation about The Evolution of Bruno Littlemore, the newest play from his company, Working Group […]

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