E. Faye Butler begins rehearsals for Arena’s Trouble in Mind On August 9th, there will be one change in the cast of Arena Stage’s hit show Oklahoma! as one actress moves from the Fichandler Stage to an Arena Stage rehearsal hall, and another steps into her role.
Archives for July 28, 2011
Even if you know the story, saw the movie or an earlier production of Steel Magnolias, this iteration warrants a return visit, because it’s likely you haven’t seen an actual mother and daughter in the roles. The casting adds a special charm and poignancy to the script, and it doesn’t hurt that both actresses are […]
Working in the theatre, you quickly learn that you can’t please everyone all the time. Sometimes audiences steer clear of a show because it looks too dark or upsetting. Maybe the content is offensive, or the story line doesn’t appeal. Sometimes it’s just that strange, sinking feeling that everyone involved, simply put, is trying too […]