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Go Local for Dramatic Flair

Marianne Hause began on the stage of the Black Rose Theatre (103 Black St., Brandon) two years ago in the production of "Our Town."

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Five Nuns Walk into a Bar ...

From Sally Field as the "Flying Nun" to Whoopi Goldberg in the "Sister Act" franchise, nuns hold a special place in our collective hearts. Black Rose Theatre will tap into ...

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‘Ogres Are Like Onions’

Who could have predicted that when "Shrek" came out in 2001, the inverse fairy tale would captivate audiences so? The animated film spawned three more movies and, now, a theater ...

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On the EastSide

After a wildly successful, yet nerve-wracking Kickstarter campaign to fund season two of his critically acclaimed web series "EastSiders," Kit Williamson wants to sleep.

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Jesus in the La-Z-Boy

Grilled catfish, watermelon donkeys and Jesus in a La-Z-Boy might not be what you envision while reading the story of Martha and Mary, but it's exactly what you will find ...

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This Actor’s Life

Watching Yohance Myles, 33, on stage in the recent Fish Tale Group Theatre production of "The Laramie Project," you witness a continual character transformation not typical of most plays.

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Fireworks on the Fourth of July

The Miss Firecracker Contest serves as the backdrop in Jackson native Beth Henley's play of the same name.

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Singalong Soiree

The Unframed series at New Stage Theatre offers quirkier, more controversial or offbeat modern fare to balance the selections in the Main Stage season, such as the recent “Musical of ...

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Opera in the City

"La Boheme" will show at 11:55 a.m. April 5 at Tinseltown movie theater, with an encore presentation at 6:30 p.m. April 9.

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A Creepy Christie Mystery

"And Then There Were None," a play based on the best-selling 1939 Agatha Christie novel "Ten Little Indians," is the newest offering from Brandon's Black Rose Theatre.

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Oh, Mr. Maxwell, Do you Write?

From his portrayal of William Faulkner in "Oh, Mr. Faulkner, Do you Write?" to his southern interpretation of the biblical character St. Peter in "Fish Tales," John Maxwell is a ...

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Perspectives on a Tragedy

"The Laramie Project" is based on a community's reaction to the 1998 murder of 21-year-old college student Matthew Shepard.

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Showcase of Talent

The Actor's Playhouse will host its annual Showcase of Talent March 22. The event is open for participants, regardless of age and experience.

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‘The Whipping Man’: Anatomy of Freedom

Matthew Lopez wanted to expound on the fact that while Jewish Americans celebrated Passover the day after the Confederacy's surrender, a new exodus was happening around them.

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Dinner and a Murder

If your evening meals are starting to get boring, you might want to consider keeping company with The Detectives Mystery Dinner Theatre group, a troupe of local actors who perform ...

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