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MEN ON BOATS, about JW Powell's First Trip Down The Colorado, Opens Next Month
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2024


Experience JW Powell's thrilling first journey down the Colorado in MEN ON BOATS. Opening May 17, this riveting play brings history to life on stage.

Long Beach Playhouse Studio MEN ON BOATS Opening This Weekend
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2024


Catch the opening of MEN ON BOATS at Long Beach Playhouse this weekend. Experience the thrilling adventure play that brings to life the historical 1869 Powell expedition.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY's Jennifer Blood On 'A Show Like No Other You've Ever Seen'
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 30, 2024


Calling Girl From The North Country a 'jukebox musical' is not only a misnomer, but it completely misses the point of Irish playwright/director Conor McPherson’s acclaimed Broadway musical that features a score by Bob Dylan, according to actress Jennifer Blood, who plays Elizabeth Laine in the national touring company that begins its weeklong stand at Nashville’s Tennessee Performing Arts Center tonight.

Lloyd Cole, Ted Leo, Vicki Peterson & More to Star in the 25th Annual Love Hangover at Bowery Electric
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2024


Lloyd Cole, Ted Leo, Vicki Peterson, and more to star in the 25th Annual Love Hangover at Bowery Electric.

Review: GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY At The Kennedy Center
by Peter Rouleau - Dec 16, 2023


An interesting and engaging interpretation of the work of one of the most consequential American songwriters.

WCT to Present Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS in November & December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 20, 2023


Adventure awaits in Stage One as WCT presents Jaclyn Backhaus' 'MEN ON BOATS.' Join ten explorers on a thrilling expedition to chart the course of the Big Canyon in 1869. A must-see theatrical experience!

THE MOUNTAINTOP Closes 2023 Season At Chenango River Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2023


October 6-22, Chenango River Theatre will present Katori Hall's beautiful historical drama, The Mountaintop.

Theodore Roosevelt Takes The Stage At Raue Center For The Arts!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 23, 2023


Raue Center For The Arts has announced a fundraiser for Raue Center and the Crystal Lake Library Foundation! See history come alive when scholar, writer and historical interpreter Clay Jenkinson steps into the shoes of our 28th President of the United States, Theodore Roosevelt on October 21, 2023 at 7 p.m. 

THE STAR-SPANGLED GIRL Comes to Judson Theatre Company Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2023


Neil Simon's The Star-Spangled Girl is a hilarious romantic comedy that has been making audiences laugh for decades. Originally premiering on Broadway in 1966, the play has remained a popular choice for theatres around the world.

THE FERRYMAN to Play Conrad Prebys Theatre at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 20, 2023


Jez Butterworth's masterful international Tony Award winning Best Play (2019) “The Ferryman” will run January 27-March 5, 2023 (opening February 4) – in the first United States production after Broadway – and the first in the newly renovated and renamed Conrad Prebys Theatre at the Dea Hurston New Village Arts Center.

EastLine Theatre Presents MEN ON BOATS in Babylon Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 26, 2022


Following a sold out run of Pride & Prejudice in 2021, EastLine Theatre returns to historic Fellowship Hall this November with Jaclyn Backhaus' Men on Boats.

Review: MEN ON BOATS at Contemporary Theater Company
by John McDaid - Aug 27, 2022


Explore the Colorado River in this taut, compelling — and darkly funny — production at the Contemporary Theater Company.

MEN ON BOATS Comes to Contemporary Theater Company Beginning This Week
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022


Ten explorers, four boats, and one mission: to map the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. In 1869, Major John Wesley Powell and his crew set off on an adventure, and now in 2022, you can see it onstage at Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus at The Contemporary Theater Company in Wakefield from August 12 – September 10.

MEN ON BOATS Comes to Chenango River Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022


June 3-26, Chenango River Theatre will present the area premiere of Men On Boats, a raucous and lively new play by Jaclyn Backhaus.

BWW REVIEW: WAYSIDE BRIDE Celebrates Reverend Ted Noffs' Inclusive Ministry That Challenged The Norms Of 1970's Australia
by Jade Kops - Apr 19, 2022


Alana Valentine’s WAYSIDE BRIDE draws on real experiences from interviews and a personal connection to share the stories Of Reverend Ted Noff’s unusual ministry. 

Chenango River Theatre Announces 2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022


The greater Binghamton area's only professional, non-profit Equity theatre, Chenango River Theatre, under the direction of new Producing Artistic Director Zach Curtis will open their 2022 season on June 3. 

Mike Baker Returns for New Season of BLACK FILES DECLASSIFIED on Science ChanneL
by Michael Major - Feb 24, 2022


This season, Mike will explore a top-secret program that, according to uncovered documents, has been involved in investigations into the paranormal such as werewolves, ghosts, cattle mutilations and more. When the US Navy confirmed the existence of a group investigating unknown aerial phenomena, the AATIP became front page news.

Palo Alto Players Announces New Performance Dates For Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 7, 2022


Palo Alto Players ushers in 2022 with Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS - a 19th century adventure story about ten men, four boats, and two rivers. Told without men, boats, or rivers.=

MEN ON BOATS Comes to Palo Alto Players in January
by Stephi Wild - Dec 17, 2021


Palo Alto Players ushers in 2022 with Jaclyn Backhaus' MEN ON BOATS - a 19th century adventure story about ten men, four boats, and two rivers. Told without men, boats, or rivers.

Wesley Stace's LATE STYLE Comes to City Winery on September 23
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2021


Late style: You can only get there if you've been around long enough to have had an early and a middle one. Maturity, wisdom, refinement are its hallmarks. And having done things a certain way for a time, you might want to do them differently in order to arrive someplace new, someplace surprising.

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