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‘A Bright Room Called Day’ shows mundane reality of fascism on the rise

This weekend marks the start of Stage Left’s production of “A Bright Room Called Day” by Tony Kushner, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Angels in America.”

Theater review: ‘Hecuba’ at Stage Left makes for an unforgettable night

Stage Left Theater’s production of Marina Carr’s “Hecuba” is not a show I’ll soon forget. House lights dimmed as a funereal monody played over the empty stage. Hecuba (Caryn Hoaglund), …

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 21, 2019

Stage Left presents a modern take on the ancient tale of ‘Hecuba’

Friday night, the players of Stage Left Theater will open their production of Marina Carr’s “Hecuba.” Loosely based on Euripides’ play of the same name, “Hecuba” is a retelling of …

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 11, 2018

With ‘Closing It Up,’ playwright and actress Molly Allen explores the funny side of dysfunctional families

KZZU’s Molly Allen writes and stars in the new family comedy on stage this weekend at Stage Left.

Stage Left centers on Winston’s ‘re-education’ in ‘1984’

Michael Gene Sullivan’s adaptation presents the section of the original storyline during which Winston has been arrested for thoughtcrime and sent to “the Ministry of Love” for re-education.

‘Laramie Project: 10 Years Later’ opens at Stage Left

Matthew Shepard was beaten to death in Laramie, Wyoming. His shocking death lead to the acclaimed play “The Laramie Project.” A decade later, the legacy of Shepard’s murder was revisited …

Spokane playwright Hosking takes on modern love in ‘Creeps’

Sandra Hosking began work on her play “Creeps” in 2008, just a couple of years after Facebook became available for anyone with an email address and the first generation iPhone …

Spotlight: Playhouse’s ‘Bat Boy’ promises to be strangely intriguing

It’s Friday, and Troy Nickerson is less than a week away from the opening of “Bat Boy: The Musical,” which he’s directing for Lake City Playhouse. And he really can’t …

New downtown performing space a labor of love

There’s a new theater in town. Bob Nelson is opening Stage Left in a small storefront on West Third Avenue and he’s hoping people will stop by and see the …