The Barn Theatre in Augusta is making people’s dreams come true in bringing their magnificent, fan-favorite rendition of cult-classic “The Rocky Horror Show” to the stage just in time for Halloween.
The idea of transforming visual art into an immersive experience is not new, and the tremendous success of the touring Van Gogh Immersive Experiences recently is but one extraordinary example.
Though first appearing Off-Broadway in 1995, Jason Robert Brown’s “Songs for a New World” feels aptly named now, especially in its beautiful form as the first show at Farmers Alley Theatre in 600-or-so days since the pandemic shut them down.
The new American sex farce, “A Slippery Slope” now in production at The Barn Theatre could be a very slippery slope, indeed.
What could possibly be funny about a stage adaptation of the 900-page 19th Century Biblical epic novel best known as one of the hours-long mid century Charlton Heston films?
Ahhhh, the 1980s. Who among us who lived through them could ever imagine the fond nostalgia we as a culture would one day have for big hair, vapid pop and rock music, the combination of lace and denim, and the pretense that everything is just peachy?
The concept behind “Just Too Big!” the magnificent new show at Saugatuck Center for the Arts is simple enough: it’s a collection of musical numbers from Broadway shows that are too big to produce on the Mason Street Warehouse stage.
“SpongeBob,” Barn Theatre producer Brendan Ragotzy chanted from his curtain speech at the start of every show this season to the refrain at his behest from the audience, “is for everyone!”
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