Tag: Thornton Wilder
Broadway veteran Jacquelyn Piro Donovan stepped into the role of merry matchmaker Dolly Gallagher in the middle of rehearsals — and squeezes every drop of juice out of this plum part.
NCT artistic director Casey Hushion says, “We were fortunate to replace Cybill Shepherd with Jackie Piro Donovan, a Broadway veteran whose spirit perfectly embodies the iconic character of Dolly Levi.”
Thornton Wilder’s perennially popular impressionistic 1938 drama OUR TOWN is a deceptively difficult script to pull off successfully. On the surface, it seems so simple, because the play consists of a series of brief but vivid vignettes, performed on a stage bare but for a few pieces of furniture, organized around three familiar themes —… Read More ›
The Justice Theater Project’s Fresh, New Version of “Our Town” Is Based on the Current Off-Broadway Production
The Justice Theater Project will present a fresh, new production of OUR TOWN, the groundbreaking masterpiece of Modern Drama by Madison, WI-born playwright Thornton Wilder (1897-1975), on Sept. 10-12, 17-19, and 24-26 in Clare Hall at the Catholic Community of St. Francis of Assisi in Raleigh, NC. The JTP presentation, guest-directed by Kevin Ferguson, will be based on the current Off-Broadway production, directed by David Cromer.
Chris Brown’s portrayal of the Stage Manager, a character most believe represents God, is incredibly multifaceted, yet Brown still manages to make it look completely effortless.