Tag: theatre

‘Gem of the Ocean’ Gleams at A Noise Within
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‘Gem of the Ocean’ Gleams at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz August Wilson, a Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, wrote a cycle of ten plays collectively called the ‘American Century Cycle’ which he set in a different decade of the 20th century. Each of the plays chronicles the complexities of the changing social and historical landscape of the African American experience over the…

A Spectacular ‘Argonautika’ Sails at A Noise Within
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A Spectacular ‘Argonautika’ Sails at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz Pasadenans have until May 5 to catch A Noise Within’s (ANW) spectacular production of ‘Argonautika,’ before it sails into the sunset. An epic theatrical journey by Tony Award-winning director and playwright Mary Zimmerman, it made its world premiere in 2006 at Chicago’s Lookingglass Theatre. Directed by ANW’s Producing Artistic Director Julia…

‘The Glass Menagerie’ Stirs at A Noise Within
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‘The Glass Menagerie’ Stirs at A Noise Within

By May S. Ruiz ‘The Glass Menagerie,’ the autobiographical play that launched Tennessee Williams to great renown, takes off at A Noise Within (ANW) from February 24 through April 26. It made its debut in 1944 in Chicago, moved to Broadway a year later, and earned Williams the New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award. In…

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