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This week on stage: Vol III

The Bliss Family from left to right: Schedel Luitjen as Simon, Cheryl Tanner as Judith, Hannah Palmer as Sorel. Courtesy of the Boerne Community Theatre

Eric Pitty

September 13, 2017

From William Shakespeare’s “Hamlet” to Seth MacFarlane’s “Family Guy,” the dysfunctional family has pressed the Anglophone imagination to its most compelling and popular dramatic works. This month, the Boerne Community Theatre’s production of Coward’s 1925 “Hay Fever” walks this ge...

This week on stage: Vol. I

In rehearsal for “Don’t Dress for Dinner” at The Vex. From left to right: Shelby Langhoff as Suzanne, Marc Daratt
as Bernard, and Kaitlyn Jones as Jacqueline.Photo courtesy of Dylan Brainard

Eric Pitty

August 22, 2017

There is something irresistible about seeing someone’s heartbreak from 20 feet away. This month, “Don’t Dress for Dinner,” Marc Camoletti’s French spoof of marriage and infidelity, runs at the Sheldon Vexler Theatre from Aug. 17 to Sept. 10. In the current age of Tinder, Bumble and AshleyM...

Lyrical theatre wows UTSA Main Campus audience

Manuel Canales and Alejandro Oliveros. Photos by Robert Gutierrez, The Paisano

Robert Gutierrez

April 4, 2017

UTSA’s music and theatre departments performed a brilliant rendition of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” this past weekend. The theatre was packed and there wasn’t an empty chair in the room. The stage was multi layered and intricate. Two large pieces of fabric hung diagonally at stage right...

Tiny problems result in big production

April 7, 2015

Courtesy of Siggi Ragnar Everyone faces hardships and shortcomings. Perhaps one of the hardest challenges to overcome is faced by five Irishmen who have a ‘tiny’ problem. The “Irish Curse” is said to exist in Irishmen who feel like they don’t quite ‘measure up’ to oth...

A folk singer and his cat: Coen Brothers show struggle of aspiring artist

January 21, 2014

Courtesy of CBS Films Llewyn Davis is having a bad week. With his cat and guitar in tow, Davis sets forth on his biggest endeavor yet — making it into the industry. The story follows Llewyn Davis, played by Oscar Isaac, in 1960s Greenwich Village. Davis desperately pursues the...