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Public Theater of San Antonio’s Production of ‘Rent’ Opens This Weekend

Public Theater of San Antonio’s Production of ‘Rent’ Opens This Weekend

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Drummed up on the rooftop of a Greenwich Village apartment by playwrights Jonathan Larson and Billy Aronson, the rock opera Rent famously took seven years to come to fruition but then swiftly accomplished what it set out to do: shake up a stagnating Broadway with a gritty reinvention

Jade Esteban Estrada Premiers New One-Man Show ‘A Sign from the Taco Gods’

San Antonio actor, playwright, director and choreographer Jade Esteban Estrada premiers a new, autobiographical, one-man show that highlights his childhood, his family, and a career that has taken him around the world. The production, titled A Sign from the Taco Gods, is being presented by the Overtime Theater and the TacoTown Theatre Company from December

Broadway Classic ‘Hello, Dolly!’ Set to Open at Woodlawn Theatre

If you hadn’t noticed, the 1964 madcap musical Hello, Dolly! returned to the stage in grand fashion last year thanks to a multi-Tony-winning Broadway revival starring Bette Midler (and later Bernadette Peters) as vivacious matchmaker and “professional meddler” Dolly Gallagher Levi. Penned by 87-year-old Broadway legend Jerry Herman (Mame, La Cage aux Folles) and late

AtticRep’s Interactive Performance Takes Aim at HIV Stigma

Originally published in the San Antonio Current. Developed by controversial Brazilian dramatist and activist Augusto Boal, the experimental concept of Forum Theatre invites spectators onto the stage to become “spect-actors” who help determine the outcome of a play. Closely linked with Boal’s socially and politically leaning Theatre of the Oppressed, Forum Theatre has been employed

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