Month: July 2015

Callithump Returns

The Callithump returns with more thump than ever. Get your tickets now. And what is the Callithump? A Callithump!!! is: A noisy, boisterous parade; a riotous parade, accompanied by the blowing of tin horns and other discordant noises; a burlesque serenade; a charivari Callithump is a fundraiser and benefit for GRSF, and an extraordinary evening…
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July 25 Symposium: Tennessee Williams

July 25 Symposium: Tennessee Williams Location: Stark 103 just off the Science Center Atrium | map As GRSF includes American classic The Glass Menagerie* into their 12th Season, join in the conversation to discuss the importance and dynamics of Tennessee Williams’ work. Featuring: Jeff Hal-Flavin (Director of the annual Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival in…
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Will Run: 28 Furlong Results!

Will Run: 28 Furlong Results! WORLD RECORD!! Below are our results for the 3rd Annual GRSF Will Run and 2nd EVER 28 Furlong! Artistic Director Doug Scholz-Carlson running across the finish line, coming in 17th place! PLACE NAME M or F TIME 1) Carter Briggs M 20:54 2) Sean Gotz M 22:52 3) Linda Williams F…
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The reviews are in!

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING “Overall, this Much Ado is really not about nothing, for there is a genuine something there. There is performance and production of high caliber; a story that constantly amuses and at times generates gales of laughter, while always maintaining a tender heart; and there is the satisfaction of things coming to an end…
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July 11 Symposium: Shakespeare On-Stage vs. On-Screen

GRSF Company Member and Video Team Leader Christopher Gerson will discuss both Romeo & Juliet and Much Ado About Nothing from the perspectives of of both videographer and stage actor. GRSF company members will do a live demonstration of how acting techniques change when performing Shakespeare live vs on camera. John Kerr (St. Mary’s University English…
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July 18: Tim Federle

GRSF is so pleased to welcome author Tim Federle to the Front Porch event line-up. Federle is an award-winning American writer and former Broadway dancer. He was born in San Mateo, California, and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. His debut novel, Better Nate Than Ever, was named a New York Times Notable Book of 2013.  Five,…
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July 19: “Still Dreaming” Special Presentation with Frozen River Film Festival

Presented in partnership with another acclaimed Winona arts organization, Frozen River Film Festival, “Still Dreaming” is a documentary about a group of elderly entertainment retirees, as they mount a production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. It follows an unusual acting troupe, as they cast, rehearse and perform a Shakespearean play. The candid, open and life-affirming story…
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