A Pair of Local "Stage Giants" Deliver a Barrel of Laughs in Greater Tuna at Theatre in the Park

“Something old, something new ….” It’s kind of amazing to think that Greater Tuna has turned 40! (It premiered in Austin, TX, in the Fall of 1981, and opened Off Broadway in 1982.) It’s equally amazing that this show (with such flawless tech) is the first to be overseen in this venue by Theatre in… Continue reading A Pair of Local "Stage Giants" Deliver a Barrel of Laughs in Greater Tuna at Theatre in the Park

The Old Man and the Old Moon at TIP Is a Timeless Fable, Delightfully Performed

Created by the PigPen Theatre Co., started by a group of freshmen in 2007 at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, The Old Man and The Old Moon is an interactive musical, including song, dance, puppetry, and all manner of derring-do. The current Theatre in the Park production of this show tells a story about… Continue reading The Old Man and the Old Moon at TIP Is a Timeless Fable, Delightfully Performed

At TIP, a Weekend Getaway Quickly Becomes an Emotional Roller-Coaster in Of Good Stock

Family drama is on tap for Theatre in the Park’s presentation of the 2015 Off-Broadway play Of Good Stock, written by Melissa Ross and directed by Lynda Clark. The story swirls around three sisters — Jess, Celia, and Amy Stockton — who have come to their family home to celebrate Jess’ birthday, years after their… Continue reading At TIP, a Weekend Getaway Quickly Becomes an Emotional Roller-Coaster in Of Good Stock

TIP’s Top-Notch Singers and Musicians in Godspell 2012 Weave a Joyous Musical Spell

What if God was one of us? Just a slob like one of us? Just a stranger on the bus trying to make his way home. Back up to heaven all alone, just trying to make his way home. — Joan Osborne song “One of Us,” with lyrics by Eric Bazilian — Raleigh, NC-based Theatre… Continue reading TIP’s Top-Notch Singers and Musicians in Godspell 2012 Weave a Joyous Musical Spell

TIP’s David and Ira Wood Make A Life in the Theater Inspiring and Deeply Moving

Self-reflecting works of art are always a tricky business, since by nature they appeal mostly to their obvious fan base. However, when it’s done well, theater art especially reflects life in a way that has universal relevance. And in the capable hands of father-and-son team David and Ira Wood, Theatre in the Park’s production of… Continue reading TIP’s David and Ira Wood Make A Life in the Theater Inspiring and Deeply Moving