Tag: Stage Talk

Love, Loss and What I Wore

Still running off-Broadway and performed by special permission from the producers. A hilarious and stirring play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes, and memories covering all the important subjects. KSKA: Friday, 1/6 at 2:45pm

God’s Favorite at VPA

A Neil Simon comedy, loosely based on the story of Job, God's Favorite opens January 6 at Valley Performing Arts. This week on Stage Talk, Todd Broste who plays a messenger from God - "Sydney Liptop" - stops by to talk about the upcoming show in Wasilla. KSKA: Friday 12/30 at 2:45 pm

Perseverance Theatre Coming to Anchorage

After 31 years of professional theater in Juneau, Perseverance Theatre will run it's first season of plays in Anchorage in 2012. This week Stage Talk, artistic director, Art Rotch and Bostin Christopher stop by to talk about the history of the Perseverance Theatre and the two shows coming to the Performing Arts Center in February and April of 2012. KSKA: Friday 12/16 at 2:45 pm

Contemporary Christmas at VPA and TBA Theater

Join Stage Talk hosts Mark and Jean as they chat with Shane Mitchell and John Fremin about two contemporary adaptations of Christmas plays running in Anchorage and Wasilla this holiday season. KSKA: Friday 12/9 2:45 pm

Holiday Theater in Anchorage and Eagle River

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas... on stage. This week on Stage Talk directors from Alaska Theater of Youth (ATY) and Alaska Fine Arts Academy stop by to talk about the spirit of giving spreading on and off stage and their respective Christmas shows kicking off this weekend and next. Friday 12/2 at 2:45 pm

Stereotactic Body Radiotherapy

It sounds like something out of Star Wars, but SBRT is being used everyday and it's incredibly precise. It's a way to beam radiation to a tumor while minimizing damage to healthy tissue. Find out more about this new procedure with Dr. Thad Woodard and his guest radiation oncologist, Dr. Kara Bucci on the next Line One Your Health Connection. KSKA: Monday 10/31 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

TBA Theater Presents Dracula and Frankiestein, Jr.

This week on Stage Talk, host Jean Paal chats with Shane Mitchell and Billy Worthy about TBA's two upcoming Halloween productions. For the little ones, Frankie Stein Junior takes science fair projects to new heights. Dracula audiences on the other hand can expect a good scare with lots biting, blood and fangs. The original Dracula script was written by director, Shane Mitchell. KSKA: Friday 10/21 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

The Woman in Black at VPA

Two man cast: Ted Carney (left) and DJ Rotach (right) at VPA rehearsals in Wasilla. Photo by Joyce Martin, JAG Creations. Just in time for Halloween, a ghost play, The Woman in Black opens next week at Valley Performing Arts. Executive director of VPA, Garry Forrester joins hosts Mark and Jean to discuss this spine tingling thriller, sure to leave you spooked. KSKA: Friday 10/7 at 2:45 pm

Carnival at Cyrano’s

Local baton twirlers, plate spinners, clowns, puppeteers and jugglers will all come together on stage for Cyrano's upcoming production of Carnival. There is a juggling coach, magic coach, and voice coach - Janet Carr-Campbell who works with the puppeteers. This week on Stage Talk, Janet joins hosts Mark and Jean along with director, Bill Fabris. KSKA: Friday 9/30 at 2:45 pm

Arsenic and Old Lace at ACT

When ACT presented this play in 1959, horror film-actor Boris Karloff starred as Johnathan, a fool hardy murderer working with his two elderly aunts Abby and Martha. Local actress, Linda Benson who plays aunt 'Martha' and director, Kevin Bennett join hosts Mark and Jean on Stage Talk to talk about ACT's latest production on Arsenic and Old Ace, opening Friday, Sept. 30. KSKA: Friday 9/23 at 2:45 pm

“It Runs in The Family” at Valley Peforming Arts

The play is set three days before Christmas. In the Doctor's Common Room of St. Andrew's Hospital in London, David Mortimore is composing the speech he will give to a distinguished gathering of neurologists, a speech which may well make or break his career.

Helen (of Troy) With a Twist

What is the price of beauty? Cyrano’s Theatre Company presents a modern adaptation of Homer’s classic tale of lust and longing in a new updated version. KSKA: Friday 9/2 at 2:45 pm

UAA Dept. of Theater & Dance – Upcoming Season

With the university's semester starting up next week, they will talk about some of the great programs that the department has coming up this season.

Valley Performing Arts Season 36

Friday, August 19 @ 2:45 pm Born in a log cabin church on the Alaska State Fair Grounds, Valley Performing Arts continues to grow and remains Alaska's longest standing community theater. Season 36 kicks off in September with "It Runs In The Family," a play by Ray Cooney. Hear what else is coming up this season at VPA, this week on KSKA's Stage Talk.

Cyrano’s Upcoming Season

Friday, August 12 @ 2:45 pm This week on Stage Talk, Sandy Harper, artistic directors at Cyrano's, stops in to talk about what is coming up in the next season at Cyrano's. Listeners are encouraged to send in their favorite memories at Cyrano's.

Anchorage Community Theatre 2011-2012

Friday, August 5 at 2:45pm This week on Stage Talk, Bill Cotton and Shatzie Schaefers stop by to share what's coming up next season at Anchorage Community Theatre. Auditions are being held Friday night for Arsenic and Old Lace, set to open the new season in October.

How To Make Love Like an Alaskan

Friday, July 29 at 2:45 pm If you haven't seen How to Make Love Like an Alaskan in Talkeetna yet, less than 20 shows remain until the laugh-out-loud, improv, sketch concludes its run at the end of August. Director, Nick Condon and actress, Sandra White share scenes from the romantic comedy about love and relationships in the Last Frontier this week on Stage Talk.

The 39 Steps

Friday, July 22 at 2:45 pm Based on the classic 1935 Alfred Hitchcock movie, Alaska Community Theatre in partnership with Midnight Sun Theatre presents The 39 Steps through July 30. This week on Stage Talk, meet actor Alex Lannin who plays over 30 characters in the play and director, David Block.

Stories at the Cemetery

Friday, July 15 at 2:45 pm The spirits of Russian Jack, Syndney Laurence and other memorable Anchorage area pioneers will return to their grave sites in downtown Anchorage for Stories at the Cemetery this Friday night. Tour organizers Linda Benson and Audrey Kelly join host Jean Paal this week on Stage Talk.

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.