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 of entertainment from the company you love.
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 Department) will join them and focus on the visual elements of Baz Luhrmann’s major motion picture
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, Six, Seven, Nate!, the sequel to Better Nate Than Ever, was named an American Booksellers
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 will inspire us all to keep dreaming as we move forward in our lives at