Stage Left Theater

This morning, members of Stage Left Theater visited the studio to talk with Verne about their upcoming production of Tom Stoppard's Arcadia.  Directors Jamie Flanery and Kathleen Jeffs and cast members Chris Jensen and Ladonna Wojtowicz shared their perspectives on the show and previewed a couple of scenes.  Arcadia opens at Stage Left on April 21, 2017 and runs Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through May 7. 

35M: A Musical Exhibition opens this weekend at Stage Left Theater in downtown Spokane. Directed by Rio Zavala and Alexander Edmonds, with Musical Direction by Ashley Pyle, the cast includes Jonah Taylor, Torey Routson, Marlee Andrews, CJ Lorentz and Brooke McCormick. This morning, Torey and CJ performed selections from the show, and the directors spoke about the background of the piece and the interaction of song and photography. They also discussed their new theater group:The Ghostlight Ensemble.

Stage Left Theater in Spokane will present Emma, a play by historian Howard Zinn about the life of Emma Goldman.  Director Jessica Loomer and cast members Kearney Jordan and David Hardie spoke with Verne this morning about the show and how the history of resistance and protest in the United States resonated in modern times. Emma opens Friday March 3 and runs though March 19 at Stage Left Theater.

Fast and Furious IV is Stage Left Theater's annual staged reading of 35 very short plays.  Producer/director Dawn Taylor Reinhardt and and actors Lynn Noel and Mike Noel talked with Verne this morning about this unique, fast-paced event.  Fast and Furious IV runs February 10-12, 2017.

Stage Left Theater in Spokane presents the Pulitzer Prize willing play Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar starting this Friday January 13 at 7:30pm.  This morning director Lance Babbitt and cast members Joe Mazzie, Jared Johnson, Aubrey Shimek Davis and Alex Edmonds joined Verne in the studio to talk about the timely and thought-provoking play which examines prejudice, faith and identity. Disgraced will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through January 29. More information and tickets available from Stage Left Theater.