Visiting Chicago Directors and More Set for American Players' 2015 Summer Season, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 36th Summer Season, running today, June 6, to October 18, 2015, a diverse lineup of eight classical and contemporary plays in repertory that includes the work of two visiting Chicago directors: Derrick Sanders, founding artistic director of Congo Square Theatre Company, makes his APT debut directing The Island by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona in APT's intimate 200-seat Touchstone Theatre; and Jeff Award winner William Brown returns to direct Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire in APT's flagship 1148-seat outdoor amphitheater Up the Hill. (more...)

American Players to Launch 2015 Season This Weekend with THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

American Players Theatre (APT) will launch its 36th Season June 6, 2015 with a preview performance of William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor. (more...)

Intelligent Theatre Festival Returns This Year
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

The third annual Intelligent Theatre Festival brings new and exciting changes to this community playreading program. In past years, the Festival has been held over one or two weekends; in 2015 the Festival will run from April to June and will showcase new voices from around the community. (more...)

Visiting Chicago Directors and More Set for American Players' 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

?American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 36th Summer Season, June 6 to October 18, 2015, a diverse lineup of eight classical and contemporary plays in repertory that includes the work of two visiting Chicago directors: Derrick Sanders, founding artistic director of Congo Square Theatre Company, makes his APT debut directing The Island by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona in APT's intimate 200-seat Touchstone Theatre; and Jeff Award winner William Brown returns to direct Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire in APT's flagship 1148-seat outdoor amphitheater Up the Hill. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Shakespeare's War of Love and Wit Enchant Audiences at APT
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jul 3, 2014

Outdoor theater experienced under Spring Green's star studded Wisconisn sky at American Players Theatre easily engages the audiences. When the renowned company alights on the Up the Hill Theatre with one of William Shakespeare's finest comedies Much Ado About Nothing for their summer 2014 season. the enthralling performance directed by David Frank electrifies the audience with charm and laughter. (more...)

Summer Stages: Summer Stages in Wisconsin Provide Theater Under the Stars
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jun 11, 2014

Wisconsin theater moves to the magnificent outdoors this summer with diverse venues presenting great classical and original productions throughout the state. In Spring Green, Wisconsin, American Players Theatre (APT) has been performing legendary playwrights under the stars for more than 30 years. At the Up the Hill Theatre, Shakespeare's comedy that spars witty conversations between the sexes Much Ado About Nothing features acclaimed actors Colleen Madden and David Daniel in the beloved roles of Beatrice and Benedict. In the company's new indoor Touchstone Theatre, Brenda DeVita directs her first production as APT's new Artistic Director. Sarah Day plays Joan Didion in the adaptation from Didion's award winning memory in her play The Year of Magical Thinking. APT extended their season in 2014 with five Up the Hill Play and now four productions instead of three in the Touchstone that runs through November. (more...)

NPMA Releases New eBook in 'The Pest Detectives' Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

The National Pest Management Association (NPMA) announced the release of a second free eBook in 'The Pest Detectives' series that teaches children about bug and rodent biology and the pest management profession. The digital book, 'The Uninvited Houseguest,' is written by Jo-Lynne Shane, author of the popular lifestyle blog Musings of a Housewife, and is illustrated by Colleen Madden. (more...)

BWW REVIEWS: POWER TO THE PEOPLE AS THREE NEW PLAYS MAKE BOSTON PREMIERES
by Jan Nargi - Nov 4, 2013

A host of characters are desperately seeking human connection in 'Splendor,' 'Water by the Spoonful,' and 'The Power of Duff,' three new plays currently making their Boston premieres. (more...)

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