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posticon R2P Presents Pirates of Penzance

Arts and EntertainmentFriday, July 29, 2016By Linda GlaserPrint
r2p logo120Newfield - Running to Places's (R2P) gender flip-flopped "Pirates of Penzance" is a madcap romp of pirate buffoons, bold and exuberant sisters and bumbling police.  One of Gilbert & Sullivan's funniest comedies, 'Pirates' has been a favorite of audiences of all ages for more than 100 years. The show runs Aug. 12-14 at Newfield High School Auditorium, Newfield.

"'Pirates' is a wonderful, silly story that's full of heart and completely devoid of meanness and cynicism. It's just plain fun," says Joey Steinhagen, R2P artistic director.

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posticon Kitchen Theatre Announces 26th Season

Arts and EntertainmentFriday, July 29, 2016By Lesley GreenePrint
kitchen front120Kitchen Theatre Company's 2016-17 season marks the start of the theater's second quarter century. From the world premiere of Wendy Dann's Birds of East Africa to the hilarious encore production of Precious Nonsense, it promises to be one to remember. Darian Dauchan's Death Boogie showcases his mastery of multi-character solo work, accompanied by live musicians on bass and violin. It is a hip hop musical that is part performance, part concert and all Darian.

Clean Alternatives by Brian Dykstra was ahead of the curve when first produced, with its focus on the environment and our shared responsibility to ensure a sustainable planet. Alexander Thomas' Throw Pitchfork is a brilliantly performed solo performance by one of KTC's favorite actors.Sex With Strangers by Laura Eason explores the high-powered, cutthroat world of publishing and two passionate writers' relationship to fame and to each other. Opening the season is the irreverent, buckle-your-seat-belts, Tony-nominated Hand To God by Robert Askins.

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