A decades-long Friend of Chautauqua Theater, Sally McClure had never missed a show in Bratton Theater.
They sing, they dance, and Chautauquans already know they act. Tonight’s Bratton Late Night Cabaret will open the stage to Chautauqua Theater Company’s (CTC) band of triple threats.
According to actor David Quay, being a clown is an exercise in honesty. Quay created and will star in this year’s Chau-Talk-One, which has its one-time show at 7 p.m. tonight in Bratton Theater.
Lisa Harrow has rarely found a role that scared her. Apart from when she was 16 and played King Lear in a high school production — Prospero is the first.
This weekend, Bratton Theater’s rafters will become a shipwrecked boat, the stage will become a sand dune and Chautauquans will be swept away by a vicious storm.
Ten years after their first show as artistic directors of Chautauqua Theater Company, Vivienne Benesch and Ethan McSweeny welcome back two of their first stars.
With its Week Seven seminar class “Accents and Dialects” and the opening of The Tempest at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Chautauqua Theater Company’s emphasis this week is what special studies instructor Chris Corporandy called “the music of the language.”
Growing up in New Mexico, playwright Carol Carpenter was used to hearing stories of United States citizens crossing the border to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, for a good time. She said the border was more open back then, and a drunken trip to Mexico was, for the most part, safe.
The Guadalupe, Chautauqua Theater Company’s second New Play Workshop, debuts this week. The production is the last in CTC’s “New Works Month.”
Ethan McSweeny directs this week’s New Play Workshop, The Guadalupe. The first show is 8 p.m. Thursday in Bratton Theater.