American Theater Company cuts five roles from its updated version of The Original Grease
The April 28 Reader featured Cynthia Gallaher’s story about the Pink Ladies, a club started in the mid-1950s by northwest-side Catholic girls who were either going to Taft High School or knew somebody who was. Jim Jacobs went to Taft, too, and when he and Warren Casey were writing their 1971 paean to pomade, Grease, […]
Grease‘s girl gang had a real-life model on the northwest side.
The Big Meal is funny and poignant, and in the end . . .
American Theater Company pairs up two of the vicious master’s most representative works.
Welcome to Arroyo’s, Kristoffer Diaz’s first play, dazzles and then dies.
Lisa Loomer’s Distracted, at American Theater Company, tries a twist on the old theme of addiction.
A review of American Theater Company’s production of Yeast Nation, a musical by Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann, the authors of Urinetown. Directed by P.J. Paparelli.
A schism at American Theater Company.
American Theater Company seeks playwrights for its Big Shoulders Festival.
Last summer Defiant Theatre company members Joe Foust and Richard Ragsdale caught lightning in a bottle with their wacky, whip-smart parody of the action genre’s most egregious cliches, performed to enthusiastic audiences at the American Theater Company and Theater on the Lake. Yet Foust and Ragsdale went back and revised their script in an effort […]