Cyrano’s Theatre Company pays a visit to northern Florida…
KSKA: Friday, July 21 at 2:45pm Cyrano's Theatre Company is presenting The Great American Trailer Park Musical, an hilarious romp that takes place in the "Armadillo Acres" trailer park in a small town in northern Florida with characters bigger than life. The musical (with music and lyrics by David Nehls and book by Betsy Kelso) runs July 21st through August 27 at Cyrano's Theatre located at 4th and D street in Anchorage. This week on Stage Talk, actors Jill Bess and Mark Robokoff slip in and out between their real lives and the characters they play while director Teresa K. Pond tries to keep things in control. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: Queer Space
Join host Mark Muro and guest Christian Heppinstall of Theatre Artists United as they discuss the new production, Queer Space, to be performed at...
Fight night at Perseverance Theatre!
KSKA: Friday, November 10 at 2:45pm When Perseverance Theatre of Juneau opens its second show of its Anchorage season with The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity by Kristoffer Diaz the audience will be treated to a ring-side performance of professional wrestling throw-downs, head slams and enormous egos. Tune into Stage Talk this week to meet one of the "wrestlers" Jacob Athyal ("VP") and Perseverance Theatre's Executive Artistic Director Art Rotch and hear about what goes on backstage in one of America's favorite pastimes. The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity performs November 9-19 in the Sydney Laurence Theatre. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: Cooking con Karimi con Castro
Actor, co-writer and co-producer John Castro drops by and talks with host Mark Muro about Cooking: con Karimi con Castro, a play that not...
Stage Talk: Last Frontier Theater Conference and The Perfect Prayer
Host Mark Muro chats with Dawson Moore about the Last Frontier Theatre Conference, talks with members of Cyrano's Theater Company about their production...
Behind the scenes with ACT’s new staff members
KSKA: Friday, November 17 at 2:45pm Anchorage Community Theatre recently had a change in its staff with Matt Fernandez taking over the reigns of Executive Director, leaving his previous post as Community Outreach Director, which subsequently was filled by Colby Bleicher. Both Matt and Colby drop by Stage Talk today to discuss their plans for the future of the company as they work to fulfill its mission of bringing the arts to the community of Anchorage. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: The Pillowman
Host Mark Muro talks with Laure MacConnell, Danny Jones and Stuart Matthews about UAA Theater On the Rock's production of The Pillowman. Running August...
Stage Talk: The Perfect Prayer
Hosts Mark Muro and Kristina Church discuss Cyrano's Theatre Company's west coast premiere of The Perfect Prayer with playwright Suehyla El Attar. Hosts: Mark Muro...
TBA Theatre takes a trip back to an older Christmas
KSKA: Friday, December 8 at 2:45pm Wayne Mitchell, co-playwright and actor, along with Music Director Seth Eggleston, drop by Stage Talk this week to chat about TBA Theatre's latest offering; a celebration of Christmas set in 1225 Medieval Europe called Christmas Knight. Four tales, all based on history or folklore that predate much of what we think of modern Christmas will be presented December 8-17 in the E. R. Brown Auditorium in Grant Hall on the campus of Alaska Pacific University. Join Wayne and Seth this week to hear about how they've researched and brought to life these adventures full of music, story and fascinating characters. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: Perfect Wedding and The Snow Dragon
A combination of riotous farce and touching love story, the Alaska Community Theatre presents Perfect Wedding. Director, Don Love and actor, Oliver Siemens...
Stage Talk: Three Barons Fair
Discover the Anchorage theater scene and get the latest calendar of stage events with KSKA's theater critics Kristina Church and Mark Muro. This week,...
A Christmas Carol returns to the Discovery Theatre
KSKA: Friday, December 15 at 2:45p.m. Perseverance Theatre is bringing back Arlitia Jones and Michael Evan Haney's stage adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol for the fourth year to the Discovery Theatre in downtown Anchorage and actors Aaron Wiseman ("Marley/Ghost of Christmas Present"), Danielle Rabinovitch ("Ghost of Christmas Past/Katherine/Mrs Dilber") and Anchorage General Manager Josh Lowman drop by the studio this week to talk about, among other things, character motivations and class struggles in the play. A Christmas Carol performs December 14 through the 29th. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: New Dances 2008 / Alice In Wonderland
This week, hosts Mark and Jean interview Brian Jeffrey from New Dances 2008 and Katya Kuznetsuva from Dance Together Alaska Festival at UAA. Plus,...
Stage Talk: Atz Kilcher and Jason Martin
Discover the Anchorage theater scene and get the latest calendar of stage events with KSKA's theater critics Kristina Church and Mark Muro. This week...
Young Jane Eyre at Anchorage Community Theatre
KSKA: Friday, January 19 at 2:45pm The first nine chapters of Charlotte Bronte's much loved story Jane Eyre come to life in Marisha Chamberlain's stage adaptation, Young Jane Eyre being presented by Anchorage Community Theatre January 19th through February 11th. Hannah Hickenlooper, who plays the title role, drops by Stage Talk this week along with director Krista Schwarting to let us in on the world of this classic coming of age story. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: Under 30
Out North's annual Under 30 kicks off this weekend in Anchorage. Three Alaskan performance artists put it all on the line in under 30...
Hedwig and the Angry Inch
Friday, July 8 at 2:45 pm Opening at Out North in Anchorage on July 8, Leo Grimberg stars as Hedwig telling his life story through concerts and David Bowie music. Director, John Minton joins Leo in the studio this week to talk about the actor director partnership and preparing for the show at Out North.
Earthquake ’64 at UAA
KSKA: Friday, February 16 at 2:45pm UAA Department of Theatre's Brian Cook started working on a collaborative project with students over a year ago to research the earthquake that devastated south central Alaska in 1964 with the purpose of creating a presentation that would explore this defining moment in Alaskan history. The result is Earthquake '64, a multidisciplinary performance that weaves personal stories, movement and music together into an exciting evening of theatre. Joining Brian today on Stage Talk are three of those student-collaborators, Adi Davis, Kaeli Meno and Paitton Reid. Earthquake '64 performs at the Fine Arts Center on the campus of UAA February 16-18. LISTEN HERE
Stage Talk: The Spitfire Grill
The Spitfire Grill opens at Valley Performing Arts tonight and will run through February 15th. A modern day folk tale set in the fictional...
The Winter Bear at the Wildberry Theater
Ann Hanley, author of The Winter Bear and actor Brian Westcott join Mark and Jean on Stage Talk. The play will be presented at the Wildberry Theater in Anchorage during the Alaska Federation of Natives Conference on October 20 and 22. This poignant play explores the causes of suicide among Alaska Natives. Friday 10/14 at 2:45 pm
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