A preview by Betsy Schwarm Interdisciplinary arts: certainly some of the most powerful and compelling performing arts experiences are exactly that. Whether it’s opera, combining voices and instruments with sets, props, costumes, and story-telling, or an orchestra providing live performance of the soundtrack to a beloved film, in both cases, it’s entertainment that draws upon […]
Preview by Mare Trevathan Americans LOVE a good mystery. The mystery novel tends to be the highest grossing book genre in the nation. (The “Fifty Shades of Gray” series helped romance claim that spot for awhile several years back.) “Some of our greatest American literature is of the mystery genre,” says Stories on Stage Artistic […]
A preview by Mare Trevathan Oh, wow. Did you see Twitter? Here, sit down. We don’t have to talk. In fact, let’s just be quiet for a bit and listen to something elevating. Or funny! How about funny? Have a cookie. It’s homemade. If the fever and furor of our era has you fevery and […]
A preview by Mare Trevathan Tell me about your childhood… Did someone read aloud to you? It felt nurturing, right? Someone gave you their time and focus, and you learned about new things, and maybe did some laughing or crying or both. Some of us reclaim a bit of this former joy in our adult […]
A Review by Lisa Bornstein The earliest of art forms has been enjoying a resurgence in recent years, as audiences flock to radio, to theaters, to bars and coffee shops to indulge in a little storytelling. Stories on Stage has amassed a devoted following with the simplest, but most fulfilling, of premises: top-notch actors reading […]
A Preview by Ruth L. Carver Certain operas are perennial favorites – by all sorts of companies, schools, orchestras, musicologists, not to mention...
A preview by Betsy Schwarm At this time of year, Christmas choral concerts seem to happen on an hourly basis. Many have the same overall plan: carol...