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Methow Valley Theater to stage Gypsy in spring

Methow Valley Theater to stage Gypsy in spring

Methow Valley Theater will stage the classic musical Gypsy as its 2015 spring production, and will begin auditioning soon for a variety of roles. Auditions will be held on Nov. 2, 3, and 4 from 7-8:30 p.m. each day at the Methow Valley Community Center in Twisp. Cast selections will be made by Thanksgiving, and...
Shakespeare goes cowboy-style at The Merc

Shakespeare goes cowboy-style at The Merc

By Laurelle Walsh
The Merc Playhouse production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, directed by Ki Gottberg, opens on Friday (Aug. 1) after a week’s postponement. The show will run for two weeks: Friday and Saturday, Aug. 1 – 2 at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday, Aug. 3 at 2 p.m.; Thursday – Saturday, Aug. 7 – 9 at 7:30 p.m.; with a closing performance on...
Interns bring youth, talent and perspective to The Merc Playhouse

Interns bring youth, talent and perspective to The Merc Playhouse

By Laurelle Walsh
Seven theater students, one from the University of Washington and six from Seattle University, are interning at The Merc Playhouse in Twisp this summer, designing, managing and performing in the upcoming production of Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The four actors from Seattle U — Josh …
The Amish Project explores forgiveness in a community marked by tragedy

The Amish Project explores forgiveness in a community marked by tragedy

By Laurelle Walsh
Seattle-based actor, director and teaching artist Terri Weagant brings a solo performance of The Amish Project by Jessica Dickey to The Merc Playhouse in Twisp in two shows, …
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.
The Seven Year Itch offers four performances this weekend

The Seven Year Itch offers four performances this weekend

Because of some last-minute scheduling issues, the Methow Valley Theater postponed last weekend’s opening of The Seven Year Itch. The saucy comedy about marriage, temptation and 1950s cultural attitudes will now be presented only this coming weekend. The play opens Thursday (March 27) at 7:30 p.m. and continues Friday and Saturday (March 28 and 29),...
Scratching The Seven Year Itch

Scratching The Seven Year Itch

By Marcy Stamper
The spring production by the Methow Valley Theater, opening Friday (March 21), transports us to New York City in the 1950s, when men often stayed behind in the steamy humidity of the city while …
Over the River and Through the Woods cooks up family ties

Over the River and Through the Woods cooks up family ties

By Marcy Stamper
Over the River and Through the Woods. The title recalls the warmth of a visit to grandmother’s house evoked by the popular Thanksgiving poem. But for people who have spent their entire lives rooted in one place, those ordinary geographic features can loom as an unbridgeable gulf...

Arts briefs: Feb. 19, 2014

This week:
Jazz all over
Winter Film Fest
Improvisation
Gettin' wiggy with it
Keyboard Confections
Seven Year Itch
Art Briefs: Feb. 5, 2014

Art Briefs: Feb. 5, 2014

This week: Vblast exhibit opens, Make some Valentines, Seattle U. brings Imaginary Invalid to The Merc, and Over the Reiver and Through the Woods opens in March.