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Spotlight plays archive

MONDAY, AUG. 22, 2011

'Much Ado' about quality

I caught the Spokane Shakespeare Company's free production of "Much Ado About Nothing" on the lawn at Gonzaga Prep and I was astonished at how good it was. This cast -- mostly college-age or just a little beyond -- brought this comedy to life. They...

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MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2011

Brush up your Shakespeare

We have plenty of Shakespeare in the region this month, including: “Much Ado About Nothing,” on the lawn at Gonzaga Prep, 1224 E. Euclid Ave., weekends through Aug. 21 – The Spokane Shakespeare Company, under the direction of Kevin Connell, continues its run of this...

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FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2011

An outdoor 'Much Ado' at G-Prep

Free Shakespeare will return to the lawn on the Gonzaga Prep campus, with "Much Ado About Nothing," Aug. 5-21. This follows a successful "Taming of the Shrew" in 2009. Director and creative force Kevin Connell (also known as the G-Prep principal) said this year's production...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2011

Take two: After starring as Helen Keller alongside Anne Bancroft in the play and film version of “The Miracle Worker,” above, Duke is now directing Sophia Caruso as Keller and Sarah Denison as Annie Sullivan in Interplayers’ version, at left.

Spokane's Sophia, in the NY Times

Spokane's Sophia Caruso, 9, pictured here in rehearsals for "The Miracle Worker" at Interplayers Professional Theatre, was in the pages of the NY Times on Monday. She was one of thousands of little girls auditioning for a new production of "Annie" in New York. Here's...

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THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MAY 18, 2011

WEDNESDAY, MAY 11, 2011

FRIDAY, APRIL 29, 2011


'Spamalot' comes to Spokanalot

I taunt you not -- "Monty Python's Spamalot" is returning to the INB Performing Arts Center for a one-night-only performance on Nov. 11. This will be an add-on show to the Best of Broadway series, announced earlier. Subscribers can now add it on to their...

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THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011

THURSDAY, FEB. 3, 2011

"Spelling Bee" sold out

This just in: The entire run of "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" at the Spokane Civic Theatre is already sold out. That includes the two extra Saturday matinees that had already been added on to the regular run, which ends Feb. 20. This...

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