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On The Street
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
August 21, 2013
Jefferson High School to hold world premiere one-act play festival
Jefferson High School to hold world premiere one-act play festival Forty theater students from Jefferson High School (JHS) in Alexandria will write, cast, rehearse and perform six original 10-minute plays across Friday and Saturday, August 23-24 in their first 24-hour one-act festival,...
August 21, 2013 - 12:00am
April 12, 2013
Oklahoma! to be presented by Jefferson High School
Nearly 50 students, grades 9-12, in the Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department in Alexandria will comprise the cast, crew and orchestra...
April 12, 2013 - 12:00am
January 24, 2013
Lamplighter Theatre in Staples auditions for 'Sandbag, Stage Left'
Lamplighter Community Theatre will hold auditions 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 5 and 6, for a spring production of "Sandbag, Stage Left (or, One Dead Dolly," an interactive parody of courtroom dramas, by John Anthony. Auditions will be at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1000 4th St. NE, Staples....
January 24, 2013 - 2:53pm
November 23, 2012
Discovery 9th graders to present Season of Light
Ninth graders of Discovery Middle School in Alexandria will present Season of Light, a winter fairy tale written by Steph DeFerie, at 7:30 p.m....
November 23, 2012 - 12:00am
November 7, 2012
Jefferson High School students to present fall play
The Jefferson High School (JHS) theater department's fall play, Almost, Maine, will be performed November 9-11. This modern and quirky comedy consists of nine vignettes that make up the play, all of which happen at 9 p.m. on a winter's Friday night, as the townsfolk fall in and...
November 7, 2012 - 12:00am
August 8, 2012
Prairie Fire Children's Theatre to present 'Alladin'
Take the family on a mystical carpet ride this weekend as young people from across the Midwest team up with three professional actors to present...
August 8, 2012 - 12:00am