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Review: THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage Photo Review: THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage
by Peter Rouleau - Nov 23, 2022

American literature has a soft spot for con artists, those ruffians who, lacking the skills or inclination to earn an honest living, prosper by using sheer charm and creativity to tell other people what they most want to hear. These rapscallions, despite living by lying, often find themselves in a position to help other characters discover certain truths about themselves. 1st Stage's production of N. Edward Nash's 1954 play The Rainmaker is an enjoyable and entertaining visit with one such miscreant.

Photos: First Look at THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage Photo Photos: First Look at THE RAINMAKER at 1st Stage
by Stephi Wild - Nov 21, 2022

1st Stage is now presenting The Rainmaker, written by N. Richard Nash and directed by Deidra LaWan Starnes, through December 11, 2022. Check out all new production photos here!

1st Stage Presents THE RAINMAKER This Month Photo 1st Stage Presents THE RAINMAKER This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

1st Stage has announced The Rainmaker, written by N. Richard Nash and directed by Deidra LaWan Starnes from November 17, 2022 through December 11, 2022.

BWW Review: SECRET THINGS at 1st Stage Photo BWW Review: SECRET THINGS at 1st Stage
by Pamela Roberts - Nov 24, 2021

SECRET THINGS by Elaine Romero examines faith and human connection ‚Äď today and through generations. A very sure and charismatic cast and an intriguing history of the hidden Jewish roots in communities of the U.S. Southwest can‚Äôt quite make up for a problematic script.

1st Stage Opens In Person 2021-2022 Season With SECRET THINGS Photo 1st Stage Opens In Person 2021-2022 Season With SECRET THINGS
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 21, 2021

1st Stage is set to begin the 2021-2022 indoor season with Secret Things, a deep and heartfelt story of truth, discovery, and romance imbued both with gorgeous magical realism and fascinating true history of Sephardic Judaism in the American Southwest.

1st Stage Debuts The 2021-2022 Indoor Season With SECRET THINGS Photo 1st Stage Debuts The 2021-2022 Indoor Season With SECRET THINGS
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2021

1st Stage will begin the 2021-2022 indoor season with Secret Things, a deep and heartfelt story of truth, discovery, and romance imbued both with gorgeous magical realism and fascinating true history of Sephardic Judaism in the American Southwest.

BWW Review: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at Avant Bard Theatre Photo BWW Review: SUDDENLY LAST SUMMER at Avant Bard Theatre
by Roger Catlin - Mar 4, 2020

Tennessee Williams, in his lifetime, wrote more than 70 one-act plays - some just sketches, many that went unpublished until after his death in 1983 at 71.

Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's A MISANTHROPE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's A MISANTHROPE
by Stephi Wild - Jun 4, 2019

Avant Bard presents A Misanthrope, a world premiere adaptation of Moliere's The Misanthrope by Manhattan-based playwright Matt Minnicino, directed by Megan Behm in her Avant Bard debut.

Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's ILLYRIA Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Avant Bard's ILLYRIA
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2018

Avant Bard presents the world premiere of ILLYRIA, or What You Will, freely adapted from Twelfth Night by Jonelle Walker and Mitchell Hebert, and directed by Mitchell Hebert.

Avant Bard Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For ILLYRIA Photo Avant Bard Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For ILLYRIA
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2018

Avant Bard theatre announces the full cast and creative team for its 2018/2019 season opener, Illyria, or What You Will, freely adapted from Twelfth Night by Jonelle Walker and Mitchell Hebert and directed by Mitchell Hebert. Illyria reimagines Shakespeare's comedy of mixed-signal love as a bohemian cabaret set in a Manhattan dive bar in the early 1980s, where identity, sex, and gender are what you will-and habitues find freedom to be who they truly are.