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Stone Soup Shakespeare puts Western spin on 'Shrew'
A popular Shakespeare touring troupe will give a Western air to the classic play, "The Taming of the Shrew" when it performs on May 14 at Harrisburg District Library.
By Travis DeNeal
May 8, 2018 10:56 AM
Stage Company prepares to open 'Almost Identical'
Jackson County Stage Company's production of 'Almost Identical,' will run April 13 to 22 at the Varsity Center in Carbondale.
Submitted by Carrington Spires
Apr 4, 2018 12:38 PM
Artstarts wins award for excellence in acting
Students from Artstarts Company in Marion won a Freddie G Award for Excellence in Acting at the 2018 Junior Theater Festival Atlanta last month at Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.
Submitted by Allison Van Etten
Feb 14, 2018 7:27 PM
Willy Wonka performance well received at Marion
More than 100 children from seven counties in Southern Illinois filled the Marion Civic Center stage in last weekend's production of "Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory."
BY JOHN D. HOMAN
Feb 7, 2018 12:25 PM
'Sleeping Beauty of Loreland' comes to the Rend Lake stage
After 100 years asleep, the beautiful princess is waking up on the Rend Lake College stage for the fall play "The Sleeping Beauty of Loreland," Nov. 2-5 in the RLC Theatre.
By ReAnne Palmer
Nov 1, 2017 12:47 PM
'CATS' will take stage this weekend in Marion
Tickets for the show are $15 apiece for all seats and for all times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Curtain times in the evening performances are 7:30, and the Sunday matinee is set for 2 p.m.
by Ceasar Maragni
Aug 11, 2017 6:13 PM
SIC theater alumni celebrate 20 years of summer shows
HARRISBURG -- Summer theater director Hannah Drake said she was able to participate as a very young child in Southeastern Illinois College's Junior Falcons first summer show in 1997. "I was just a wee little fifth grader," she told the audience Friday night, prior to a theater alumni version of "Seussical."
BY TRAVIS DENEAL
Jul 25, 2017 1:00 AM
She's run the SIC theater spotlight for 20 years
Heather McDonald of Harrisburg has been running the SIC spotlight for every show for the past 20 years, and the spotlight will henceforth be known as "The Heather McDonald Spotlight."
By Angela Wilson
Jul 16, 2017 1:12 PM
Pyramid Players to celebrate 40-year mark
The Pyramid Players will celebrate its 40th anniversary next weekend with a gala at the Benton Civic Center, showcasing moments from past shows.
BY HOLLY KEE
Jul 12, 2017 12:28 PM
JALC hosts drama dedicated to late Princess Diana
John A. Logan College's O'Neil Auditorium set the stage for Southern Illinois' newest drama Friday and Saturday night, playing host to community actors during the debut performance of Marion playwright Jeffery W. Hale's original drama, "Choices."
BY JERRICA JORDAN
Jul 11, 2017 10:42 AM
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