Friday, March 2, 2012
British comedy opens Thursday, Feb. 23, and continues through Sunday, March 11, at New Dawn Theater Company in Duluth.
Friday, March 2, 2012
New Dawn Theater Company in Duluth presents the British comedy "Run for your Wife" Feb. 23 through March 11. Written by Ray Cooney, the hilarious play is being directed by Sherry Ingbritsen, New Dawn Theater’s president and artistic director. Ingbritsen describes the plot thusly: “John Smith lives in Streatham with his wife Mary, but, he also lives in Kenilworth with his wife Barbara. Neither know about the other, of course, but comedy ensues when a mugged and confused John gives the wrong address to the hospital. It’s a laugh a minute as Detectives Troughton and Porterhouse try to sort out the madness and get to the truth.” Play times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening at 8 p.m. with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $15 for …
Monday, June 13, 2011
Duluth City Council to continue discussion on future, direction of theatre after regular meeting.
Four local drama professionals presented a plan to the Duluth City Council at its May work session to manage the Red Clay Theatre and got caught up in the council’s ongoing debate about the future and direction of the Main Street facility. The discussion continues at another work session tonight (June 13) after the council’s 7 p.m. regular meeting ends. Joan McElroy, who would be the producing artistic director, presented a three-year plan to the mayor and council that would require the council’s support for the first year while the management team seeks sponsorships, applies for grants, hosts fund-raisers, initiates a marketing campaign, and updates the website. The 2011-12 plan unveiled by McElroy includes presenting two mainstage …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
Clever maiden tells stories to Sultan to keep him from beheading her. Then she runs out of stories.
Duluth’s New Dawn Theater Company is presenting a fanciful tale about Scheherazade, a maiden who tells nightly stories that captivate the Sultan to keep him from beheading her the next morning, in “The Arabian Nights” based on “The Entertainment of A Thousand and One Nights.” The entertaining play opened Thursday, June 9, and continues Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays through June 26. The Sultan marries the maidens and then kills them because his wife left him and hurt him so badly, he doesn’t think he can ever be happily married again, according to Sherry Ingbritsen, president and artistic director of New Dawn Theater Company, the play’s director. “Scheherazade fears for all the maidens in the kingdom and decides to offer …