REVIEW: Spartanburg Little Theatre’s Holy Grail Quest is a SMASHalot!

REVIEW: Spartanburg Little Theatre’s Holy Grail Quest is a SMASHalot!
“Monty Python’s Spamalot” is a gut-busting, belly-aching foray into Arthurian lore with a Camelot-worthy cast in spot-on accents, dazzling musical numbers, sparkling costumes and a delightfully waggish sensibility. BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC The plot may be outlandish, even insipid....

REVIEW: Ballet Spartanburg Bids Au Revoir to 50th Year with Momentous ‘An American in Paris

REVIEW: Ballet Spartanburg Bids Au Revoir to 50th Year with Momentous ‘An American in Paris
BY SANDY STAGGS ARTS CRITIC Ballet Spartanburg layers this celebrated expatriate story with divine dance, a jaunty Gershwin score, torch singers and even a can-can, all amongst the lightsome backdrop of the French capital. Artistic Director and choreographer Carlos Agudelo...

REVIEW: Artios’ Irresistible ‘Music Man’ is Giving Lessons at Younts Center

REVIEW: Artios’ Irresistible ‘Music Man’ is Giving Lessons at Younts Center
BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC What’s not to love about Artios Academies “The Music Man”? Infectious marches, riveting brass orchestrations, barber shop quartets, quirky townspeople, massive musical numbers and a romance all rolled into a feel-good family show with parts...