Scene & Heard

Delightful story, performances mark ‘aged’ dialogue in ‘Brigadoon’ at Cottage Theatre

COTTAGE GROVE – Historical Scotland. Time travel. Romance. It is impossible to hear these words and not think of the popular books or TV series, “Outlander.” However, this is actually a description of “Brigadoon,” a play written by Alan Jay Lerner with music by Frederick Loewe, produced by Cottage Theatre[Read More…]

Holiday show to illuminate complexities, joy of season

SPRINGFIELD — In a theatrical performance centering around the joys, struggles, humor, and mystery of Christmas, a local theater production will soon examine the highs and lows of the holidays — with the help of an engaging audience.  Richard E. Wildish Community Theater will feature “Christmas Presence” from Dec. 21-23[Read More…]

‘The Producers’ play: A subversive satire in Cottage Grove

Months ago, I stumbled on a YouTube video titled, “Springtime for Hitler.” I was intrigued. As I watched this song and dance, the entire time I kept wondering, “Who could possibly have made this? Why would anyone make this?” It was so outlandish and offensive – but hilarious. I couldn’t[Read More…]



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