Eight-year-olds rarely dream of growing up to become a spider— but then again, Alanna Baker was no typical eight-year-old. From a small village outside of London, Baker began training for acrobatic competitions at age five. She hadn’t even turned nine and she knew exactly what she wanted to do. “Cirque du Soleil came to London.
It’s the future. Technology has advanced to the point where artificial intelligence and holographic technology can summon a lifelike recreation of someone who has long since passed away. What would the implications be on the real people left behind? How much of your past would you be willing to revisit? These tantalizing questions lie at
Bringing social justice through performance: Issue Box Theatre presents Stephen Sondheim’s “Company”May 2, 2017
The hardworking volunteers that dedicate their time and attention to Issue Box Theatre strive to educate, inspire, and positively change Toledo with social justice theatre. Social justice theatre is a way in which local artists can come together in an effort to make a change in society by creating theatrical pieces that expose social issues
Ballet suffers from the same image problem that a lot of classic arts do in the modern age— people think they don’t move fast enough. We’re a fast-paced society, too interested in our phones. But modern ballet includes elements of raw emotional power coupled with dramatic and intense allegories speaking to a higher truth. Modern
Paul Causman relishes his yearly role as Scrooge in annual production of A Christmas Carol, but soon he will take the stage to for quite a different performance. Instead of becoming a character with a name so notorious it became an adjective, Causman’s role as the storyteller in An Iliad— “Takes on a life of its own,”
For nearly 80 years one of the most celebrated and ubiquitous works of literature has been John Steinbeck’s “Of Mice and Men.” From the original novel to numerous adaptations on stage and screen, audiences have been moved by the sad tale of George and Lennie, migrant ranch workers whose dreams of owning their own farm