REVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a Delightful Outdoor Shakespearean Immersion

REVIEW: Scrappy Shakespeare’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is a Delightful Outdoor Shakespearean Immersion
BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC Their name may be Scrappy, but Spartanburg’s only professional Shakespeare company’s production of “Twelfth Night” at Converse College is anything but scrappy. With focus on solid, concise and high-caliber acting, wistful and creative direction and...

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 –...

Summer Shakespeare Abounds in Upstate Parks, Theatres

Summer Shakespeare Abounds in Upstate Parks, Theatres
Macbeth – Scrappy Shakespeare Thursdays –Sundays at 7:30 p.m. in Denny’s Plaza through July 10. Spartanburg’s first Shakespeare company returns for its sophomore season with the tragedy “Macbeth” starring Sarah Hurley as Lady Macbeth with Tim Giles, Chandler Crawford, Liam...

REVIEW: Something Wickedly Thrilling This Way Comes in Scrappy Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’

REVIEW: Something Wickedly Thrilling This Way Comes in Scrappy Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’
’BY SANDY STAGGS DRAMA CRITIC Spartanburg’s newest cultural jewel Scrappy Shakespeare launched its sophomore season last week with a thrilling presentation of  “Macbeth” brimming with stellar performances, haunting imagery, imaginative costumes and a steady ominous tone. Brilliantly directed by founding...

Upstate Shakespeare Festival Hails Bard’s 400th Birthday with “As You Like It”

Upstate Shakespeare Festival Hails Bard’s 400th Birthday with “As You Like It”
The  summer season is Much Ado upon us and there are two Tempests coming. So, when you book summer camp and your vacation trips As You Like It, be sure to include some Midsummer Nights to celebrate William Shakespeare’s 400th birthday...

Scrappy Shakespeare’s Outdoor “Macbeth” Enters Denny’s Plaza Starting June 23

Scrappy Shakespeare’s Outdoor “Macbeth” Enters Denny’s Plaza Starting June 23
Spartanburg’s Shakespeare company Scrappy Shakespeare unleashes William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth” June 23 – July 10 at  Denny’s Plaza in Spartanburg. The troupe is now in its second season after last summer’s successful launch with “A Midsummer Nights Dream.” Starring in the Bard’s...