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Sentimental journey

Last year, Interplayers Theatre began its 33rd season with a production of the Neil Simon classic “Brighton Beach Memoirs.” Directed by Michael Weaver, the wistful period comedy centered on the …


Interplayers continues holiday laughs with ‘Away in the Basement’

Because the “Church Basement Ladies” musicals are so firmly rooted in the spirits and traditions of mid-20th century Minnesota, Spokane in 2013 seems like an odd place for them to …


Stage actors share secrets for strong memories

If you ask boomers to list their top 10 aging anxieties, “declining memory” often ranks high on the list. This prompted us to think about a particular class of people …


Interplayers presents ‘Our Town’ with just eight performers

There’s an old theater adage that Thornton Wilder’s revered, Pulitzer-winning drama “Our Town” is performed at least once every day somewhere in the world. The play is a modest tableau …


Interplayers opens with Neil Simon comedy

There’s a great monologue in Neil Simon’s semi-autobiographical comedy “Brighton Beach Memoirs” in which the play’s protagonist, teenager Eugene Jerome, details the deliberately elusive nature of adult conversations. In regard …


Sisters discover world outside their soup kitchen in ‘Seeds of Change’

The Miller sisters are a little behind the times. Brought up in the evangelical Nazarene church, Joy, Faith and Chastity are starting to get on in their years but have …


Treadway, Weaver return to Tuna, Texas

Patrick Treadway and Michael Weaver are no strangers to Tuna, Texas. In fact, earlier this year year the duo starred in “Tuna Does Vegas” at Interplayers Professional Theatre.


Spotlight: ‘Greater Tuna’ reunites Weaver, Treadway

Michael Weaver and Patrick Treadway are headed back to Tuna, Texas. Interplayers Professional Resident Theater is opening “Greater Tuna” on Thursday to replace “Ruthless! The Musical,” which was canceled after …


Theater jackpot: Return of Weaver, new ‘Tuna’ comedy

Spokane theatergoers have been waiting years for Thurston Wheelis, Bertha Bumiller and the other beloved redneck denizens of Tuna, “the third-smallest town in Texas,” to return to local stages. They’ll …