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Ma’Sue Productions Presents “Or Does it Explode?”

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  words by Melanie Anderson; photos by Emily Durway “What happens to a dream deferred?” asked Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes in the 1951 poem that inspired the play “A Raisin in the Sun.” He presents several possible outcomes for the deferred dream, e... More »

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Knights Who Say ‘Ni’ are Coming to Akron

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The cast of ‘Spamalot’ takes the Weathervane stage this month by Melanie Anderson Fans of “Monty Python” will want to clear their calendars during the month of June. King Arthur, his trusty servant Patsy and his colorful Knights of the Round Table will be ridi... More »

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Scene Stealers: 8 Community Theatre Groups to See in 2016

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by Mary Menzemer From intimate venues, sophisticated acting styles, and adaptations of classic tales performed in a barn, Akron has the type of theatre suitable for anyone. So whether you’re new to community theater or a seasoned veteran, 2016 has some great p... More »

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The Wheels are Coated with Blood

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A review and commentary on The Death of a Man: The Devil’s Milk, Part 1 by Bronlynn Thurman photos courtesy of New World Performance Lab Everyone knows that the veins of Akron originally flowed with rubber. It was both our bread and our butter. It fed, clothed... More »

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In Review | How to hang with ‘Boogers, Witches and Haints’

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words by Alyssa Keown & photos by Michael Carrino, special to The Devil Strip Wandering Aesthetics successfully captures their audience with both laughter and fright with their storytelling production “Boogers, Witches and Haints: Spooky Stories from Appalachi... More »

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Theatre | Bronlynn reviews ‘Blue, Miss Billie’

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by Bronlynn Thurman   John Dayo-Aliya’s newest play, “Blue, Miss Billie,” is a compelling story about one of the most influential (and tortured) jazz singers to ever grace the stage. Billie Holiday spent her life battling her demons, bad relationships, and a d... More »