And the Winners of Carolina Curtain Call’s Readers’ Poll Are…

And the Winners of Carolina Curtain Call’s Readers’ Poll Are…
The results of the first-ever Carolina Curtain Call’s Readers Choice Poll are in and there are a few predictable winners as well as some delightful surprises. There were 260 registered voters and 135 actual voters. Not too shabby for the...

CCC’s Critics’ Picks of the 2016-17 Theatre Season

CCC’s Critics’ Picks of the 2016-17 Theatre Season
Carolina Curtain Call’s Critics’ Picks of the 2016-17 Theatre Season (September 1, 2016 – August 31, 2017) Please note this list does not include College or youth theatre or the  wonderful theatre in Abbeville, Greenwood, Laurens, Oconee and Pickens counties...

REVIEW: Guerrilla Shakespeare Strikes with Romantic Twists and Perseverance in Debut Production

REVIEW: Guerrilla Shakespeare Strikes with Romantic Twists and Perseverance in Debut Production
BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC Love’s labor is not lost in the brand new Guerrilla Shakespeare Company’s premiere production of the Bard’s most beloved romantic tragedy “Romeo and Juliet.” Founded by Upstate actors Crystal Marie Stewart and Micah Miller, this...

A BLOODY SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Talking “Titus” with John Fagan and Julie Taymor

A BLOODY SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Talking “Titus” with John Fagan and Julie Taymor
TALKING TITUS with John Fagan of The Warehouse Theatre’s Upstate Shakespeare Festival  production, and Julie Taymor, “The Lion King” director and auteur of the 1999 film version of “Titus.” INTERVIEWED BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC John Fagan, longtime esteemed director of...

SPECIAL PREVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare Brings Twelfth Night to the 1950’s at Converse College

SPECIAL PREVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare Brings Twelfth Night to the 1950’s at Converse College
BY SANDY STAGGS ARTS WRITER Sparkle City will soon lose some of its luster as one its arts community icons begins his final swan song and show this week with Scrappy Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” at Converse College. Tim Giles –...