Cottage Theatre Review

Elderberry wine, anyone? – Review: Arsenic & Old Lace fun, well-acted play

Aunts Abby and Martha (played by Nikki Pagniano and Marcee Long) carefully planning charitable acts of kindness. Photos provided/Cottage Theatre COTTAGE GROVE – The Cottage Theatre’s 38th season opened with gusto Friday night thanks to a relic of a farce, ”Arsenic and Old Lace.” Transported to a simpler time (the[Read More…]

Cottage Theatre Presents: ‘Treehouse’ A story of self-discovery

Actors: Alana (Clare McDonald) and Johnny (Malakhai Schnell). PHOTO PROVIDED/MATT EMRICH Treehouse, the world premiere production by Joe Musso, is a remarkable, must-see performance this summer. Performing August 10 to 26 at Cottage Theatre at 700 Village Drive in Cottage Grove, Treehouse tells the story of self-discovery, coming of age[Read More…]

Cottage Theatre’s ‘The Crucible’ moving, thought-provoking

Brittany Dreier (Elizabeth Proctor) and Kory Weimer (John Proctor) discuss their options during Cottage Theatre’s production of ”The Crucible.” PHOTOS PROVIDED/ COTTAGE THEATRE Once again, Cottage Theatre proves fearless in their choice of productions. Arthur Miller’s ”The Crucible” is a powerful play addressing a subject as universal as it is[Read More…]

Get your ‘pink’ on with Cottage Theatre’s ‘Legally Blonde’

Emmett Forrest (Peter Wickliffe and Elle Woods (Autumn Carter) starring in the Cottage Theatre’s production of the musical comedy ”Legally Blonde”. IMAGE PROVIDED ”Ohmigod! Ohmigod, you guys!” Have you secured your ticket to see Cottage Theatre’s musical production of ”Legally Blonde”? No? You might wanna get one. This musical comedy[Read More…]