Tag: comedy

A Doll’s House Part 2

As a door slams in 1879 Norway, a young wife and mother leaves behind her family, freeing herself from the shackles of traditional societal constraints. Now, 15 years later, that same door opens to reveal Nora, a changed woman with an incredibly awkward favor to ask the people who she abandoned. Lucas Hnath’s bitingly funny […]

Steel Magnolias at Powerstories Theatre

Steel Magnolias at Powerstories Theatre

On stage at Powerstories Theatre from September 15 through October 2 is the poignant tribute of a brother to his deceased sister, Robert Harling’s STEEL MAGNOLIAS. Directed by Bridget Bean, STEEL MAGNOLIAS is a play based on the beloved movie that debuted in 1989. Set entirely in a Truvy’s beauty salon where the women gather […]

Breast Advice: An Uplifting Conversation about Boobs in Tampa Bay Theatre Festival at Stageworks

Breast Advice: An Uplifting Conversation about Boobs in Tampa Bay Theatre Festival at Stageworks

Being back stage, preparing for a show is where lifelong friendships are born. You arrive 60 to 90 minutes in advance, get dressed, do your hair and makeup, and wait for the audience to be seated, hold for latecomers, so to pass time, you talk quietly in the dressing rooms…. about anything and everything. During […]

Meshuggah-Nuns!

Meshuggah-Nuns!

Meshuggah-Nuns! Book, Music & Lyrics by Dan Goggin Directed by Craig Ruska Meshuggah-Nuns! finds the sisters on an all-expense-paid trip on the “Faiths of All Nations” Cruise. When the cast of “Fiddler on the Roof” (with the exception of the guy playing Tevye) gets seasick, the ship’s captain asks the sisters and Tevye to put […]

Every Brilliant Thing

Every Brilliant Thing

Every BrilliantThing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe directed by Emilia Sargent featuring Ned Averill-Snell September 16 – October 3 @HCC Performing Arts sponsored in part by Hal Freedman and Willi Rudowsky You’re six years old. Mom’s in the hospital. Dad says she’s “done something stupid.” She finds it hard to be happy. So you […]

Mrs. Bliss’s Titanic Adventure at the Tampa Fringe

Mrs. Bliss’s Titanic Adventure at the Tampa Fringe

A lonely actor is working in a Titanic Exhibition when an intriguing stranger and an overactive imagination pull her on an unreal adventure. Can she avert disaster? And what can possibly go wrong?   Bridget Bean’s one-woman mystery/adventure is loosely based on her life – her personal immigrant experience to the USA from England, her […]