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09.28.2014 | 123 days ago | Posted at 06:20 PM
By Russ Bickerstaff
It must be very strange touring as someone else. There’s a guy who does Twain. He travels around the country performing as Mark Twain. That must be a weird life. There are people traveling around to places they’ve probably never been pretending to be people they’re not for one-person stage performances. There are probably hundreds of people circulating about the country like that. Weird.Th...
05.26.2012 | | Posted at 08:07 AM

Schauer Center Welcomes OLIVER!

By Russ Bickerstaff
  Dickens is so often remembered in December. The man wrote so much more than A Christmas Carol, though . . . and as the weather heats up to the other side of the year, it's a pretty good time to remember some of the themes Dickens covered…and since it's summer why not remember them in musical format?    So it is that Jim & I Productions presents Oliver! that musical mutation of Oliver Twist...
12.23.2010 | | Posted at 02:03 PM

Menken and Ashman’s Musical In Two Different Formats in 2011

By Russ Bickerstaff
Actually, it’s not a “tale as old as time.” Like most fairy tales, Beauty and the Beast is likely only a few hundred years old. And as the earliest recorded versions of the story feature middle-class characters, it may be one of the youngest fairy tales . . . but variations on the story have been found in nearly every language and culture on Earth, so there’s a kind of universality to it....
09.28.2010 | | Posted at 05:09 PM

Touring Company Brings Children’s Theatre production of The Lion, The Witch And The Wardrobe to the Schauer Center

By Russ Bickerstaff
    The final installment of the ridiculously expensive film adaptation of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia series will be in multiplexes around the globe shortly. The visuals are impressive. Some of the acting is quite good. There is a very personal edge of the series’ journeys, which brings everyday kids from our world into a land of sword and sorcery based quite heavily around Christian mythology. The...
06.14.2010 | | Posted at 07:12 AM

The Missoula Children’s Theatre stages Robert Louis Stevenson’s Classic at the Schauer Center.

By Russ Bickerstaff
� � There’s a little, red truck from Montana somewhere in Hartford, Wisconsin right now. The truck in question belongs to a children’s theatre company. At Hartford's Schauer Center somewhere around 9:30 am today, parents and children will be registering for a chance to be a part of a stage adaptation Treasure Island. Students in grades 1 -12 will be showing-up to get a chance to work on the s...