Welcome to the Summer Teen Intensive!

Hello and welcome to the Playhouse Summer Teen Intensive Blog! This summer we will be performing A Midsummer Night’s Dream by William Shakespeare and Legally Blonde: The Musical in repertory style.  We run August 10-20th. This blog will be your guide to the ins and outs of this summer program, about both productions and as […]

Announcing cast lists for ‘1984,’ ‘Rumors,’ ‘A Christmas Carol,’ and ‘Mamma Mia!’

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve made several cast announcements for the first handful of shows of our upcoming 2017-2018 season. In case you’ve missed the big email announcement or Facebook postings (there’s a lot happening out there, we know!), we are proud to once again share the cast announcements for 1984, Rumors by […]

Wonder Woman Approved

We are excited to bring a new event to The Underground from June 22-24 celebrating women, womenkind, and everything women have to say. Our What She Said Festival features the new works of seven playwrights from around the country and shaped into a stage creation by seven local directors. These playwrights and directors? All women. […]

Love, Loss, and the Irreversible Impacts of War

Those who have not experienced the horrors of war firsthand can never really understand the devastating, lifelong effects it has on those who survive to come home to pick up the pieces. While we may be at least a bit more aware of the emotional and physical scars soldiers have, we may forget that those […]

REVIEW: ‘Time Stands Still’ tackles the limitations of time to heal wounds

In Time Stands Still, the timely drama that opened Thursday (June 1) at the Playhouse, photojournalist Sarah Goodwin (Cheryl Skafte) and writer James Dodd (John Pokrzywinski) have come home after Sarah is severely injured by a car bomb in Iraq. Dealing with a near-death experience requires physical and psychological rehabilitation, but Sarah bears the burden […]

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