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Review: Civic’s “The Servant of Two Masters” a chaotic, timeless comedy

All comedy revels in anarchy, but great comedy revels in the anarchy that results when the best intentions go disastrously wrong. (I’m reminded of that great Steve Martin quote about …


‘Servant’ takes Civic to roots of comedy

Commedia dell’arte was one of the most popular and influential forms of theater beginning in the Italian Renaissance, a storytelling style that relied on wild plotlines, stock characters and comic …


variety show, family feel

It’s tempting to think of this year’s holiday show at the Coeur d’Alene Resort as “A Travolta Family Christmas.” After all, the show is produced by Ellen Travolta, who appears …


variety show, family feel

It’s tempting to think of this year’s holiday show at the Coeur d’Alene Resort as “A Travolta Family Christmas.” After all, the show is produced by Ellen Travolta, who appears …


Interplayers presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Early last week, “This American Life” host Ira Glass took to his Twitter account following a production of “King Lear” to announce to the world that “Shakespeare sucks,” calling the …


Review: Interplayers’ ‘Barrymore’ both humorous, human

Screen and stage legend John “Jack” Barrymore comes to life in Interplayers Theatre’s production of the one-man show “Barrymore,” by William Luce, directed by Mary Starkey. When we meet Barrymore …


Interplayers stages ‘Barrymore’ - a glimpse of a Hollywood legend

At the height of his career, John Barrymore was one of the most popular figures of the stage and screen. He was one of the few actors who made a …


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 …


Spokane Civic Theatre fires artistic director

The Spokane Civic Theatre board of directors on Friday fired Executive Artistic Director Yvonne A.K. Johnson. In a news release, Civic announced that the board and Johnson “terminated their association” …


Stage transforms ‘Giver’ for Duke and friends

Patty Duke and her neighbor, Broadway producer Laura Little, had been looking for projects to work on together. But it didn’t prove to be an easy task for the two …


‘Incorruptible’ a dark comedy that makes light of history

It’s 1250 in Priseaux, France. The local monastery has hit a rough patch. It seems the relics of its patron saint, St. Foy, aren’t bringing in the pilgrims they used …


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 …


Spotlight: NPR’s Cokie Roberts sets Bing appearance

Cokie Roberts , the veteran political reporter for National Public Radio, has just been booked into the Bing Crosby Theater for a talk Oct. 1. Spokane Public Radio is sponsoring …