Results tagged with 'first stage'
Published Feb. 23, 2014
It was a little girl in the audience who provided proof that belief ran strong at the Todd Wehr Theater during the opening weekend of "Anatole." That little girl was in full belief that what she was seeing in front of her eyes was really a very funny mouse who had a wife, a bunch of kids, a good friend, a cat, big lumps of cheese and all sorts of magic created by John Maclay and Lee Becker.
Published Feb. 12, 2014
The top-flight productions at First Stage clearly have the ability that all great plays have to entice, educate and inspire. But this theater doesn't just stop there. First Stage has a high-level training program in the Theater Academy and a huge outreach program, Theater in Education.
Published Feb. 11, 2014
Jeff Frank is the artistic director of First Stage. It used to be called First Stage Children's Theater, but now it's just First Stage. Perhaps it's gotten away from the words "children's theater," but it has not retreated from its mission: "Transforming Lives Through Theater."
Published Jan. 13, 2014
The slogan of First Stage, and it is much more than just a slogan dreamt up by some marketing committee, is "Transforming Lives Through Theater." It's latest production, "A Midnight Cry," is an example of just how important and powerful those words are to First Stage.
Published Nov. 20, 2013
The holiday season is approaching (or already here, if you're most department stores and a few radio stations), and that means it's time to flip the switch on the city's Holiday Lights Festival.
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