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March 16, 2018
Life lessons through theater: Eighth-grade playwrights take on issue of bullying
The scene unfolding on stage could have been unfolding in real life — which was exactly the point. The Discovery Middle School play,...
March 16, 2018 - 5:59am
Small theater, big topics: New production company tackles edgier topics
A new theater production company has formed to bring more thought-provoking, edgier plays to the Alexandria lakes area. Fire Pit Productions...
February 16, 2018 - 12:24pm
October 20, 2017
Auditions begin for Andria Theatre's Mousetrap
Auditions for the Alexandria Area Arts Association production of Agatha Christie's Mousetrap will take place Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 23-24 at 6:30 p.m. both evenings. Kevin Lee, the director, will be using cold readings from the script for the audition process. This is an open call...
October 20, 2017 - 12:19pm
April 28, 2017
Story of 1900s seamstress to be performed at ATCC
The Inclusion Network and Ten Thousand Things Theatre will present a performance of "Intimate Apparel" by Lynn Nottage and directed by Austene Van on Tuesday, May 2, at 6:30 p.m. at Alexandria Technical and Community College, Business and Information Technology Center, Room 743. "Intimate...
April 28, 2017 - 7:24am
March 31, 2017
Lakes Area Radio Theatre presents its April show
Lakes Area Radio Theatre will present a tribute to the ugly ducklings of the world as they blossom into swans for its April show on Friday, April 7, at 7 p.m. at the theater, 2214 Geneva Road, Alexandria. 'Baby Snooks: The Ugly Duckling'
March 31, 2017 - 10:00am
December 16, 2016
Two theaters bring 'It's a Wonderful Life" to Alexandria
The Alexandria Area Arts Association and the Lakes Area Radio Theatre are combining to present the Christmas classic "It's a Wonderful Life."...
December 16, 2016 - 8:00am
September 9, 2016
Lakes Area Radio Theatre takes its show on the road
The public will have the opportunity to experience Lakes Area Radio Theatre twice this week. First, it will go back to the 1950s as it presents two shows at the theater on Lake Geneva on Friday, Sept 9, at 7 p.m. The actors include Kristin Woizeschke, Martin Kagermeier, Kristen Stenvik,...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
July 22, 2016
TLHD presents Love, Loss, and What I Wore
Theatre L’Homme Dieu in Alexandria will present Love, Loss, and What I Wore Tuesday through Sunday, July 26-31. Love, Loss, and What I Wore...
July 22, 2016 - 12:00am
How to leave work at work
By Alexandra Floersch Forum News Service The average person spends more than 90,000 hours working during their lifetime. When a career accounts for such a significant portion of time, it's not surprising that employees have a hard time leaving work at work when the day ends. Answering...
June 22, 2016 - 12:00am
April 15, 2016
Prairie Wind Players auditions announced
Prairie Wind Players Community Theater, based in Barrett, will hold auditions for the June production of The Nerd on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 30 from 10 to 11:30 am or Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The Nerd is a comedy written...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
December 11, 2015
'It's a Wonderful Life'
Lakes Area Radio Theatre and Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will present It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play on Saturday, Dec. 19 at 2 and 7 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre in downtown Alexandria as a fundraiser for AAAA. Hailed as "magical" by The Boston Globe and " fresh...
December 11, 2015 - 12:00am
October 9, 2015
Not your Disney fairytales
Fractured fairy tales of a darker hue provide the background for the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) fall musical, Into the Woods. Its...
October 9, 2015 - 12:00am
June 12, 2015
'Bugsy Malone' brings audiences back to the 1920s
Student Theatre Projects presents mobsters and speakeasies at the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) this June with its production of Bugsy...
June 12, 2015 - 12:00am
August 8, 2014
Prairie Wind Players presents 'The Mouse that Roared'
Prairie Wind Players Community Theatre will present its children’s play The Mouse That Roared at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Performances are Thursday through Saturday, August 14-16 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, August 17 at 2 p.m. Duchess Gloriana, sovereign of a small country in the...
August 8, 2014 - 12:00am
August 28, 2013
Creative in the crunch
The task was daunting: Write, cast, rehearse and perform six original 10-minute plays in 24 hours. But the group of 40 theater students from...
August 28, 2013 - 4:20pm