Stories tagged: orphans
Sun., June 7, 2015
Spotlight: Civic’s ‘Orphans’ lands in national competition
For the first time since 2011, one of Spokane Civic Theatre’s recent productions has made it through to nationals in an annual competition hosted by the American Association of Community …
Sun., Feb. 1, 2015
Draining drama pays dividends
“Orphans” begins with a quiet scene of childlike glee and ends with a pained, howling, almost primal scream. Those moments bookend a character study that careens from one dramatic extreme …
Fri., Jan. 30, 2015
‘Orphans’ provides comedy on the dark side
Lyle Kessler’s “Orphans” is a probing character study about wayward souls and broken men, and it deals with issues of abandonment, death, deception, masculinity and violence. It’s also kind of …
Thu., Nov. 20, 2014
Jim Kershner’s this day in history
From our archives, 100 years ago The Washington Children’s Home Society declared that Thanksgiving should be Homeless Children Day.
Sun., Sept. 23, 2012, 11:29 a.m.
Kilimanjaro quality time: Slaters
Keith Slater celebrated his 40th birthday by climbing Mount Rainier. That was 20 years ago. He raised the bar by 5,000 feet for his 60th, and celebrated the summit feeling …