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The Fringe Dwellers Is an Exhilarating Combination of Movement, Aerial Artistry, Hula Hoops, and More

The program for Burning Coal Theatre Company and Cirque De Vol Studios’ joint production of The Fringe Dwellers: Time as a Symptom cites the Urban Dictionary in informing the audience: “Often it is said that Fringe Dwellers are higher spirits waiting for humanity to grow with them into something bigger.” Brian Cooper exemplifies this concept… Read More ›

Cirque de Vol Studios’ The Fringe Dwellers at Burning Coal Is Elegant But Verbose

The third production to launch as part of Burning Coal Theatre Company’s “Wait Til You See This” Summer 2016 second-stage series, Cirque de Vol Studios’ The Fringe Dwellers: Time as a Symptom is presented in repertory with Koffee Dance Company’s Insomnia and Exit Through Eden’s Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight. Cirque… Read More ›

The cast includes (from left) Eric Hale, Nan Stephenson, Byron Jennings, Mary Floyd Page, and Laura Levine

Émilie Is an Amazing Play About an Amazing Woman: Informative, Entertaining, and Uplifting

Produced in the Murphey School Auditorium as part of Burning Coal Theatre Company’s “Wait Til You See This” second-stage series, Exit Through Eden’s presentation of Émilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Lauren Gunderson provides the total package. It is informative, entertaining, engaging, uplifting … and the list could go on! Director… Read More ›

“The Electric Baby” Is Bizarre But Intriguing

Lives and storylines intersect with dramatic results in Stefanie Zadravec’s “The Electric Baby,” onstage now at Burning Coal Theatre as part of its second stage series. The play takes an intensely close look at six intertwined lives. There’s Natalia (Lori Ingle Taylor), a Romanian immigrant who spends her days (and nights) tending to her desperately… Read More ›

“Nocturne” Paints a Painstakingly Vivid Picture of Grief

When viewers walk into Mortall Coile Theatre Company’s production of Nocturne, a one-man play written by Adam Rapp and part of Burning Coal Theatre Company’s “Wait ‘Til You See This Series, the set is the first thing that catches their attention. Beautifully designed by Jon Haas and director Dana Marks, the set features hundreds (possibly… Read More ›

"Molly Sweeney" opens on Sept. 29th at Burning Coal Theatre

Brian Friel’s “Molly Sweeney” Was Inspired by a True Story Chronicled in a Scientific Article by Oliver Sachs

The story of Molly Sweeney’s passage from blindness to sight is a moving meditation on worlds of the sightless, the seeing, and of those lost in-between. The play was inspired by an article by Oliver Sachs (“The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat”) entitled “To See and Not See.”

Alice Rose Turner plays Rachel Corrie

“My Name Is Rachel Corrie” Slams Israel’s Treatment of Palestinians Living in the Occupied Gaza Strip

Newsweek magazine wrote: “Here is a play where the real dialogue begins when the curtain comes down. ‘My Name Is Rachel Corrie’ is theater that not only stirs our hearts but sticks in our heads.”