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Adult comedy Rapture, Blister, Burn explores ‘the feminist question’

Adult comedy Rapture, Blister, Burn explores ‘the feminist question’

By Ann McCreary
Funny and thought-provoking, the play Rapture, Blister, Burn at The Merc Playhouse explores the age-old question — what do women really want? “It’s modern, spicy,” said Ashley Lodato, who …
Arts briefs: April 16, 2014

Arts briefs: April 16, 2014

This week: On April 26, we've got ‘Raven’ opening at Confluence, Winthrop Gallery exhibit opens, Music at Spartan Art Project, and String students offer recital. Not on April 26, Willy Wonka Jr. is coming to The Merc May 9 and the Wizard of Oz in Omak on May 2.
Bill Davie headlines free concert presented by KTRT ‘The Root’

Bill Davie headlines free concert presented by KTRT ‘The Root’

KTRT-FM “The Root” is offering a free concert on Saturday (April 12), featuring locally well-known musician and radio personality Bill Davie, to thank the community for its support of the Methow Valley radio station. The concert begins at 8 p.m. at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp. Donations will be accepted to help cover costs. There...
Arts briefs: April 9, 2014

Arts briefs: April 9, 2014

This week: Interpretive Center opens its season April 12, Student films at LBHS at LBHS April 16, Poetry reading April 17, Classical guitar at The Merc April 24 and Revisit the ’60s at the Barn on April 26.

Arts briefs

Workshop offers help for artists A workshop that will help artists identify and pursue funding opportunities will be offered Thursday (Jan. 9) at Confluence Gallery in Twisp from 5:30 – 7 p.m. Cost is $20. Bring a laptop if you have one. To register, call 997-2787.   Readers’ Theater staging two one-act plays The Merc Playhouse...
Alcott’s Little Women at The Merc:
‘like a window into another time’

Alcott’s Little Women at The Merc:
‘like a window into another time’

By Laurelle Walsh
Louisa May Alcott’s beloved American novel, Little Women, depicts a year in the life of an ordinary family caught up in the tumult of the Civil War.
Dance!

Dance!

Merc Playhouse selects new artistic director

Merc Playhouse selects new artistic director

Theater veteran will start new job in September   BY LAURELLE WALSH Seattle actor, playwright, director and theater professor Ki Gottberg will start as The Merc Playhouse’s new artistic director in September, Managing Director Jane Hubrig announced this week. Gottberg takes over for Julie Wenzel, who stepped down after four years as artistic director to...

Artistic Director search continues at the Merc

BY LAURELLE WALSH The Merc Playhouse will continue to accept applications for a new rtistic director until June 1, according to Managing Director Jane Hubrig. The position is soon to be vacant due to the departure of outgoing Artistic Director Julie Wenzel, who will be moving out of the valley at the end of June....
Merc fund honors Wenzel

Merc fund honors Wenzel

The Merc Playhouse has created a Julie Wenzel Children’s Program Fund, honoring the Merc’s outgoing artistic director, to help fund theater productions featuring kids. Wenzel, who has been artistic director at the Merc since 2009, directed the recent Children’s Theater production of Alice in Wonderland. She and her husband, Mark, who is superintendent of the...