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As You Like It opens on Friday at The Merc

As You Like It opens on Friday at The Merc

By Laurelle Walsh Director Rod Molzahn and a cast of 19 Methow Valley youngsters present a Children’s Theater production of William Shakespeare’s As You Like It at The Merc Playhouse opening this Friday (March 6) and continuing through March 15. Thursday, Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7 p.m.; Sunday matinees start at 2 p.m....
Morning’s at Seven finds humor in dysfunctional family relationships

Morning’s at Seven finds humor in dysfunctional family relationships

By Laurelle Walsh
The Merc Playhouse presents a Readers Theater production of Morning’s at Seven, a comedy by Paul Osborn, on Friday and Saturday (Feb. 20–21) at 7 p.m. Admission is by donation. The Tony Award-winning play first opened on Broadway in 1939 …
‘Winter Wonder’ reveals more than one side of the holidays

‘Winter Wonder’ reveals more than one side of the holidays

By Laurelle Walsh

The Merc Playhouse’s holiday show, “Winter Wonder,” opens this weekend with an evening of poetry, dance, stories and songs all about the season. Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday …

Arts briefs: Nov. 26, 2014

Arts briefs: Nov. 26, 2014

This week: ‘Winter Wonder’ coming to The Merc, Messiah sing-along, and Yuletide variety show
Fire stories woven together in ‘BURN’ at The Merc

Fire stories woven together in ‘BURN’ at The Merc

By Laurelle Walsh
Out of the summer came fire. Out of the fire came stories. Ten storytellers, all personally affected by the Carlton Complex fires of 2014, come together under the direction of Rose Weagant to tell their stories in “BURN: Stories of the Fire” at The Merc Playhouse on Saturday (Nov. 22) at 7...
Local guitarists showcased in Cascadia concert on Saturday

Local guitarists showcased in Cascadia concert on Saturday

By Laurelle Walsh Cascadia, the Methow Music Association, brings a night of music by some of the valley’s most noteworthy guitarists to The Merc Playhouse on Saturday (Nov. 15) at 7 p.m. Admission is $15 for adults, $5 for students 18 and under. “We are pleased to present a special concert showcasing local guitarists,” said Cascadia...
Arts briefs: Oct. 29, 2014

Arts briefs: Oct. 29, 2014

This week: Confluence hosts community discussion about death, Auditions for children’s theater, Dance lessons for kids, and Cascadia to stage guitar concert
England and Ireland travelogue offered

England and Ireland travelogue offered

Historian and teacher Bill Hottell and photographer Dennis Kirkland have teamed up to produce a travelogue of the local history group’s 2013 trip to England and Scotland, which they will present at The Merc Playhouse next Wednesday (Oct. 15) at 7 p.m. Hottell was trip leader on the three-week adventure, which took 25 people to...
Pappidas debuts as director with ‘witty thriller’ Murder by the Book

Pappidas debuts as director with ‘witty thriller’ Murder by the Book

By Ann McCreary

The theater career of Jane Pappidas spans many years and includes many stages from New York to Twisp. Pappidas is making her debut as a director with Murder by the Book, which opens at The Merc Playhouse on Friday (Oct. 10) for a three-weekend run. “I’ve never …

Merc finds familiar face for executive director role

Merc finds familiar face for executive director role

By Don Nelson
Missi Smith has played a variety of roles at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp over the past 10 years — choreographer, actor, director, board member — and this week will take on a new one: She is the community theater’s new executive director. Smith’s selection was announced last week.