Tagged with Stan Graner

2019 in a Teapot: Reflections on Regional Theatre

2019 in a Teapot: Reflections on Regional Theatre

2020 ushers in my fifteen-year mark of writing theatre critique, advocacy and arts features in the Texas/Oklahoma region. How tempus does fugit. I saw an array of well wrought, engaging productions throughout the year. The endeavors of young, adventuresome artists encourage me to think that the region has enormous growth potential. Small companies with strict … Continue reading

Going Gurney Class at WaterTower Theatre

Characters Velma and the Prison Matron sing it best in the Tony Award-winning musical Chicago…  Whatever happened to fair dealing? And pure ethics And nice manners? Why is it everyone now’s a pain in the ass? Whatever happened to class? Class…. Class and good manners take a genteel beating in A.R. Gurney’s 2011 situation comedy … Continue reading