Springfield audiences enjoyed a wide variety of theatrical experiences with Aquila Theatre this week! Aquila’s mission is to bring the greatest theatrical works to the greatest number, as evidenced by the diversity of programs offered this week. On Monday, middle and high school students were introduced to the dark and chaotic world of Shakespeare’s Macbeth by way of a special … [Read more...] about TWO DAYS OF THEATRICAL DIVERSITY!
Archives for October 2011
Actors from the Aquila Theatre Company, who spent yesterday exploring Shakespeare and the drama of the ancient Greeks with audiences at Hammons Hall and Springfield library branches, are now set to present the flamboyant lifestyle of the fashionable British upper classes in tonight’s production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, at 7:30 pm on the Hammons Hall … [Read more...] about ROMANCE AND SATIRE – A HEADY MIX!
Join actors from Aquila Theatre as they perform a staged reading of scenes from Greek Drama – tonight at 7pm at the Park Central Branch Library, 128 Park Central Square. This program is FREE and open to the public, and features scenes selected from Homer’s Odyssey, Aeschylus’ Agamemnon, Sophocles’ Ajax and Euripides’ Herakles, followed by a town hall style discussion with Dr. … [Read more...] about ANCIENT GREEKS – MODERN LIVES
Check out an opening-night review of the National Tour of Mel Brooks' YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, which will be at Juanita K. Hammons Hall for three hilarious performances, October 21st and 22nd. You’ve laughed at it onscreen for years – now see this fractured retelling of the Mary Shelley classic come to life onstage…what a great way to get in the mood for Halloween! Tickets range in … [Read more...] about The Reviews Are In – for YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN!