By Marcy Stamper
Combine vampires, a British lord, and an innocent young maiden, mix in the wisdom of common folk and evocative sound effects, and you begin to get a sense of what Madcap Melodrama creates.
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 […]
Student piano recital at Merc Local musician, composer and piano teacher Lynette Westendorf will present her annual Student Piano Recital on Sunday (June 2) at 1 p.m. at the Merc Playhouse in Twisp. The recital features 20 young pianists, ages 7 through 17. All students will perform both solo works and in four- or six-hand duet. […]
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. […]
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 […]