BWW Reviews: TARTUFFE at Taproot Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

A con-man who expounds on his own piety only to eventually be discovered as the most unscrupulous hypocrite of them all. No this is not the latest Senatorial scandal from Washington DC, but the season opener for Taproot Theatre as they present Moliere's comedy in verse, "Tartuffe". And while at times I felt they went a little too broad with the characters and lacked focus, they still managed to turn in a raucous evening. (more...)

BWW Reviews: TARTUFFE at Taproot Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Feb 19, 2012

A con-man who expounds on his own piety only to eventually be discovered as the most unscrupulous hypocrite of them all. No this is not the latest Senatorial scandal from Washington DC, but the season opener for Taproot Theatre as they present Moliere's comedy in verse, "Tartuffe". And while at times I felt they went a little too broad with the characters and lacked focus, they still managed to turn in a raucous evening. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taproot Theatre Presents TARTUFFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2012

Moliere's comic masterpiece brings us a con artist extraordinaire who oozes piety and charm. Will Tartuffe's hypocrisy be discovered before Orgon's household is turned on its head? Enjoy lightning-quick wit, star-crossed lovers, a badgering grandma and a plot that could be ripped from today's headlines - or a Saturday night comedy show. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Tartuffe which opens tonight and runs through March 3. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2012

Taproot Theatre kicks off the 2012 season with Moliere's hilariously clever satire, Tartuffe. Moliere's comic masterpiece brings us a con artist extraordinaire who oozes piety and charm. Will Tartuffe's hypocrisy be discovered before Organ's household is turned on its head? Enjoy lightning-quick wit, star-crossed lovers, a badgering grandma and a plot that could be ripped from today's headlines - or a Saturday night comedy show. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Tartuffe which opens February 3 and runs through March 3, with previews on February 1 and 2. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2012

Taproot Theatre kicks off the 2012 season with Moliere's hilariously clever satire, Tartuffe. Moliere's comic masterpiece brings us a con artist extraordinaire who oozes piety and charm. Will Tartuffe's hypocrisy be discovered before Organ's household is turned on its head? Enjoy lightning-quick wit, star-crossed lovers, a badgering grandma and a plot that could be ripped from today's headlines - or a Saturday night comedy show. Associate Artistic Director Karen Lund directs Tartuffe which opens February 3 and runs through March 3, with previews on February 1 and 2. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taproot Theatre Presents BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2011

When a curious journalist moves to a small Midwestern town in 1909 he's captivated by his unusual next door neighbor, gubernatorial candidate David Beasley. Is Beasley crazy or does he just have more imaginary friends than we can count? Brimming with hope and heart, this holiday tale will charm your whole family with its surprising twists. Adapted for the stage by C.W. Munger from the 1909 novel by Booth Tarkington, this regional premiere is directed by Scott Nolte. Beasley's Christmas Party opened on November 25 and runs through December 30. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Company's BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2011

Taproot Theatre Company invites you to Beasley's Christmas Party, an 'enchanting' (Variety), 'charming' (Village Voice) and 'heartwarming' (Curtain Up) occasion for the whole family. When a curious journalist moves to a small Midwestern town in 1909 he's captivated by his unusual next door neighbor, gubernatorial candidate David Beasley. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Company Presents BEASLEY'S CHRISTMAS PARTY, 11/25-12/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011

Taproot Theatre Company invites you to Beasley's Christmas Party, an 'enchanting' (Variety), 'charming' (Village Voice) and 'heartwarming' (Curtain Up) occasion for the whole family. When a curious journalist moves to a small Midwestern town in 1909 he's captivated by his unusual next door neighbor, gubernatorial candidate David Beasley. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Presents The Beams are Creaking, 3/25 - 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2011

A riveting true story full of political intrigue, conspiracy, romance and thrills, The Beams are Creaking continues Taproot Theatre 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Adds Performances To The Beams are Creaking
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2011

With its added performance on April 19 virtually sold out along with the rest of the run, Taproot Theatre is extending The Beams are Creaking. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taproot's BEAMS ARE CREAKING
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

A riveting true story full of political intrigue, conspiracy, romance and thrills, The Beams are Creaking continues Taproot Theatre 35th Anniversary Season. Set in Germany in 1933, the Nazi party has taken power. In the face of the greatest evil of the 20th century, Dietrich Bonhoeffer battles questions of morality, political allegiance and religious conviction, and must make choices that could change the course of history. This true story will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Written by Douglas Anderson and directed by Karen Lund, The Beams are Creaking opens on March 25 and runs through April 23, with previews on March 23 and 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taproot's THE BEAMS ARE CREAKING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2011

A riveting true story full of political intrigue, conspiracy, romance and thrills, The Beams are Creaking continues Taproot Theatre 35th Anniversary Season. Set in Germany in 1933, the Nazi party has taken power. In the face of the greatest evil of the 20th century, Dietrich Bonhoeffer battles questions of morality, political allegiance and religious conviction, and must make choices that could change the course of history. This true story will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. Written by Douglas Anderson and directed by Karen Lund, The Beams are Creaking opens on March 25 and runs through April 23, with previews on March 23 and 24. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Presents The Beams are Creaking, 3/25 - 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2011

A riveting true story full of political intrigue, conspiracy, romance and thrills, The Beams are Creaking continues Taproot Theatre 35th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Presents CHARLEY'S AUNT 5/12 - 6/12, Opens 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2010

Young love, enduring love, reunited love, unrequited love, puppy love-it's all here as Taproot Theatre continues its 34th season with Charley's Aunt. In this Victorian-era farce by Brandon Thomas, a quiet afternoon luncheon turns into a hilarious masquerade when college chums attempt to woo a pair of charming young ladies. After persuading a classmate to impersonate their missing aunt (and chaperone), mischief, high jinks and shenanigans ensue. Directed by associate artistic director Karen Lund, Charley's Aunt opens on May 14 and runs through June 12, with low-price previews on May 12 and 13, plus a pay-what-you-can performance on May 19. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Presents CHARLEY'S AUNT 5/12 - 6/12, Opens 5/14
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2010

Young love, enduring love, reunited love, unrequited love, puppy love-it's all here as Taproot Theatre continues its 34th season with Charley's Aunt. In this Victorian-era farce by Brandon Thomas, a quiet afternoon luncheon turns into a hilarious masquerade when college chums attempt to woo a pair of charming young ladies. After persuading a classmate to impersonate their missing aunt (and chaperone), mischief, high jinks and shenanigans ensue. Directed by associate artistic director Karen Lund, Charley's Aunt opens on May 14 and runs through June 12, with low-price previews on May 12 and 13, plus a pay-what-you-can performance on May 19. (more...)

Photo Flash: Taproot Theatre Presents CHARLEY'S AUNT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Young love, enduring love, reunited love, unrequited love, puppy love-it's all here as Taproot Theatre continues its 34th season with Charley's Aunt. (more...)

Taproot Theatre Presents CHARLEY'S AUNT 5/12 - 6/12, Opens 5/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2010

Young love, enduring love, reunited love, unrequited love, puppy love-it's all here as Taproot Theatre continues its 34th season with Charley's Aunt. In this Victorian-era farce by Brandon Thomas, a quiet afternoon luncheon turns into a hilarious masquerade when college chums attempt to woo a pair of charming young ladies. After persuading a classmate to impersonate their missing aunt (and chaperone), mischief, high jinks and shenanigans ensue. Directed by associate artistic director Karen Lund, Charley's Aunt opens on May 14 and runs through June 12, with low-price previews on May 12 and 13, plus a pay-what-you-can performance on May 19. (more...)