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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.
Learn about opportunities in community theater

Learn about opportunities in community theater

By Laurelle Walsh

The Merc Playhouse is holding open auditions on Saturday (Oct. 4) at 10 a.m. This is an opportunity for people to get involved in community theater in a number of small and large ways, according to Merc Artistic Director Ki Gottberg. “I want to …

Arts briefs: October 1, 2014

Arts briefs: October 1, 2014

Gunnip’s works at The Loovre “What’s Whole is Already Broken,” an installation by local artist Laura Gunnip, is now on exhibit at The Loovre — the bathroom at Confluence Gallery in Twisp, where smaller shows can be accommodated. Gunnip’s work will be on display through Nov. 8, concurrent with the main gallery show, “The Big Sleep.” Murder...
Missi Smith is new executive director at The Merc Playhouse

Missi Smith is new executive director at The Merc Playhouse

The Merc Playhouse in Twisp announced on Wednesday (Oct. 1) that Missi Smith has been named as the theater’s new executive director. Smith replaces Jane Hubrig, who had been managing director for six years. Smith was most recently a book publicist for 45th Parallel Communications in Winthrop, The Merc said in a press release. Previously,...
Arts briefs: September 17, 2014

Arts briefs: September 17, 2014

This week: Confluence exhibit opens Sept. 27, Merc seeking stories about the fires, and Merc auditions for 2014 – 15 season
Arts briefs: Sept. 10, 2014

Arts briefs: Sept. 10, 2014

This week: Cascadia Chorale rehearsals begin Sept. 15, Music scholarships for students available through Cascadia/Pipestone and Open Merc is back on Sept. 19
The Merc launches search for new executive director

The Merc launches search for new executive director

The Merc Playhouse in Twisp has launched a search to replace Managing Director Jane Hubrig, who is leaving the role after six years as the theater’s day-to-day operations manager. Merc board president Sue Gottula said it’s a high priority to find a local person to fill the job, which has the new title of executive...
Arts briefs: August 20, 2014

Arts briefs: August 20, 2014

Blues at the pub Anni Piper, described as Australia’s “First Lady of Blues,” will appear Saturday (Aug. 23) at the Twisp River Pub. The show begins at 9 p.m. and there is a $5 cover charge. For more information, call 997-6822. a Love, Big Bad Gina share stage Local favorite Laura Love will be joined...