KSRO Interview – James Newman on SRT

My guest on the second of two “Theatre Thursday” segments on the January 26 broadcast of The Drive with Steve Jaxon & Harry Duke on KSRO was James Newman, the Artistic Director for the last 16 years of the Santa Rosa Junior College’s nationally-known Summer Repertory Theatre program, to discuss the recent announcement of the…

Top Torn Tix of 2022 – Part II

Between health-related closures, dwindling audiences, casting challenges, and a couple of big changes in company leadership, there was almost as much drama off-stage as on in the North Bay theatre community in the past year. There was an assumption by some that pandemic-weary audiences (and theatre companies) would seek relief in comedies and small-scale musicals…

Top Torn Tix of 2022 – Part I

Live theatre continued its steady march to some semblance of normalcy in 2022, but health related-closures continue to take their toll on the North Bay theatre community. After a promising start to the year evidenced by an increase in the number and scale of productions presented by local companies, the end of the year brought…