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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 Theatre gets back on track

After a period in which its future looked to be in jeopardy, Interplayers Theatre is again back on its feet and open for business. In April, Interplayers’ artistic director Reed …


Spotlight: Waldman installation shows ‘Why We Live Here’

The Spokane Convention Center is sporting a new work of art. “Why We Live Here,” a photo installation by Spokane artist Gay Waldman, will be formally dedicated in a ceremony …


Invalid visa detains Interplayers’ artistic director in Canada

For Interplayers Theatre, the show must go on – even when its artistic director has been detained in Canada. Reed McColm, a Canadian citizen, traveled to his hometown of Edmonton, …


‘Star Trek’ legend talks acting, writing in fundraisers for Interplayers

Interplayers’ Reed McColm sees John de Lancie as a bit of a Renaissance man. Veteran actor de Lancie had done a lot of everything. His film credits include “The Onion …


One-man show offers revealing look at assisted living

Setting a play in a nursing home is an artistic risk. In real life, many people avoid nursing homes – now more commonly known as assisted living residences. So watching …


Spotlight: As if on Q, de Lancie to assist Interplayers

John de Lancie, who played the meddlesome Q on “Star Trek: The Next Generation,” is coming to Spokane in November to lend a hand to Interplayers Professional Theatre. De Lancie …


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: Symphony extends Preu, Nakahara’s contracts

It looks like Eckart Preu and Morihiko Nakahara are sticking around. The Spokane Symphony on Wednesday announced it had reached contract agreements with Preu, the music director, and Nakahara, the …


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 …


Interplayers’ ‘Sisters’ accentuates the positive

LaVerne, Maxene and Patty were, to their generation, like John, Paul, George and Ringo. It’s hard to overstate the impact of the Andrews Sisters on American culture in the 1930s …


Spotlight: Spokane’s Thin Air Radio grows closer to regular air

Spokane’s KYRS-FM (Thin Air Community Radio, 89.9 and 92.3) built its new 70-foot tower last week, atop Stensgar Mountain, about 40 miles northeast of town. That puts this low-powered community …


Interplayers revives its country ‘revusical’

Those familiar with last year’s “Honky Tonk Angels” at Interplayers already know what to expect with “Honky Tonk Angels Holiday Spectacular”: A whole bunch of familiar country songs, strung together …


Theater review: ‘39 Steps’ begins a rollicking run

“The 39 Steps” is based on the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, yet this entertaining stage version owes a debt to Monty Python, too. For one thing, this show is full of …


Interplayers stages ‘The 39 Steps,’ a comedy for spy fans

Two points must be established right from the beginning: • The stage version of “The 39 Steps” is based on the 1935 Alfred Hitchcock spy film.


Theater review: Comedy sequel is familiar fun

The world premiere of Reed McColm’s new family comedy, “Together Again for the Next Time,” feels a little bit like watching a live taping of a Lifetime channel show. That’s …


Interplayers brings back original players for Frobisher reunion

The Frobisher family – not exactly the most functional family in Spokane – returns to the stage of Interplayers Professional Theater today in “Together Again for the Next Time.” And …


Theaters’ upcoming season include ‘Wicked,’ ‘White Christmas’

Buy a ticket, park yourself in your theater seat and watch the following unfold: • Four actors playing 150 characters in a Hitchcock spoof.


Artistic director helps Civic Theatre thrive despite tough economy

The recession has been brutal for Spokane’s live theater. Two theaters closed, others teetered. Meanwhile, the Spokane Civic Theatre has just come off its biggest ticket-sales season ever. How do …