Centerville girl takes center stage

Daredevil Evel Knievel knows what it’s like to enjoy the limelight. So did former writer and actress Mary MacLane. Writer Myron Brinig won, as did model Julian Eltinge. They are on a list of Butte men and women who have made names for themselves in the entertainment industry, and each has enjoyed more than 15 … Read more

Review: Anna Karenina: The Rehearsal of Tolstoy’s Masterpiece

Keira Knightley in Anna Karenina. As many as his maker, Anna Karenina a great holy book. It’s a great fantasy novel; a great social tourism; a philosophical treatise on moral relativism and the limits of reason. But it is rambling and repetitive and raw, although the weakness of the construction doubles as a great strength … Read more

A Black Gatsby in Attucks – The Virginian-Pilot

Eliminate all preconceived notions. Call it color-warrior, color vision or color blindness (the latter term abandoned by the theater industry), seeing Jay Gatsby played by a black actor changes and expands our understanding of “The Great Gatsby,” and, more importantly, the way we dream our American Dream. This could not be done, of course, if … Read more

The Aquila Theater will present The Great Gatsby in Viterbo | Local News

Join Aquila Theater for their new theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby” at 7:30 pm Thursday in the Viterbo University Fine Arts Center’s Main Theater. Written in 1924, “The Great Gatsby” is a profound and honest portrayal of class, racism, and prejudice in American society. F. Scott Fitzgerald paints a vivid … Read more

Undermain Theater’s Madame Bovary finds beauty in tragedy

At the time of Gustave Flaubert’s story Madame Bovary published in 1856, it was publicly condemned for its portrayal of Emma Bovary’s desire to find love beyond the confines of her marriage. In our culture, Emma’s sexuality is far more shocking than the seriousness of this story. However, Undermain Theater is daring to produce this … Read more