Rorschach’s whirlwind romance with Glassheart gets a (theatre) fairy tale ending

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This is the fairy tale story of the whirlwind romance between a lonely, lyrical young script and the scrappy theater company that swept her off her feet. Such is the tale of Rorschach Theater’s production of Glassheart, currently in the midst of a hot-selling run at The Atlas Performing Arts Center.

Glassheart

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Glassheart is an offbeat, mature riff on the classic “Beauty and the Beast” fairy tale.  The Beast must not only conquer the ancient curse that has given him a combined human-animal appearance until he finds love, he must also deal with doubt, depression, and dating in a contemporary American setting.  Reina Hardy’s updating of the […]

Neverwhere

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Rorschach Theatre’s production of Neverwhere illustrates what it is like to be a middle-aged woman—completely invisible.

Rorschach gets backers and fans for Neverwhere on Kickstarter

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Rorschach Theatre had two reasons to celebrate last night. On August 19, they debuted Neverwhere at Atlas Performing Arts Center and ended a successful fundraising effort. Not unusual for nonprofit theatre but there’s a twist. The funds were raised through Kickstarter, the crowdfunding site for creative projects.

The Minotaur

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If most teenage girls described their brother as a beast, we would chalk it up to youthful exaggeration.  In Ariadne’s case it is literally true since her half-brother is The Minotaur, the eponymous character in Rorschach Theatre’s joint world premiere of a quirky, thoughtful, and entertaining new play by Anna Ziegler.

Rorschach announces its 2012-13 season

Rorschach Theatre will be conjuring one classic and one modern myth in its 2012-2013 season, the company announced last Monday.

A Maze

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Routine can be both comforting and confining, offering stability while constructing artificial walls that silently guide our daily lives. In their jaw-dropping production of Rob Handel’s A Maze, Rorschach Theatre explores the depths of our own prisons in an arresting portrait of obsession, addiction, and fear of the unknown. 

The Gallerist

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“When Jane Goodall Goes Bad!” could be the banner headline for The Gallerist, a delectably lurid tale about demonic possession and soul survival by playwright Fengar Gael that is staged with purplish passion by Rorschach Theater. 

Rorschach’s after the quake hosts book party for new Murakami novel

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Rorschach Theatre Company, which is currently producing after the quake, a play based on two Haruki Murakami short stories, will make copies of the popular Japanese novelists newly released English language version of  “1Q84” available for sale following a special Monday night performance of the show on October 24th, the theater announced.

after the quake

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We have, by virtue of our earthquake last August, an inkling of what the people of Kobe, Japan suffered sixteen years ago. The deep inharmonious rumble – the incomprehensible undulation of the floor – the evacuation – the questions; the weak jokes – and everywhere, the chittering of television news reports. Now add to that […]

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