Performing Arts Section
For playwright and actor Felicia Chappelle, art is therapeutic — whether it’s being received or created.
“Bonanza Valley!” is anything but the typical “cowboys and Indians” narrative. Instead, the YSKP play retells the story of the Western frontier in a way that explores and challenges “Old West” traditions of property, power and gender. It runs through Sunday.
Yellow Springs Theater Company’s annual Summer Shakespeare Shindig returns two weekends this month with a staging of “Othello.”
Louise Smith, a veteran writer and actor, therapist and Antioch College performance professor, will debut her new piece, “DOROTHY LANE: a travelogue,” on Friday, May 17, and Saturday, May 18, at 8 p.m. in the Foundry Theater’s Experimental Theater.
The Valerie Blackwell-Truitt Dance and Performing Arts Concert returns on Friday and Saturday, May 3 and 4, at the Foundry Theater at Antioch College.
A series of Earth Day-related events on the Antioch College campus next week invites the entire community to “Wade In” on environmental justice, particularly in relationship to water.
Performances of “The Sound of Music,” have been once more rescheduled for April 11–14, so that the play’s cast and crew may recuperate more fully from the sweeping flu outbreak.
The opening performance of “The Sound of Music,” which had been pushed to Sunday, March 10, after a widespread illness in the middle and high schools, has now been canceled in favor of giving the play’s cast and crew adequate time to recuperate.
’Sound of Music’ performance and events update schedule for ticket holders.
This year’s festival will feature seven short plays, with most of them the traditional length of 10 minutes or shorter, and one at double the standard length, anchoring the second half of the show.