James Franco, Chris O’Dowd, Leighton Meester Star in Harbison Theatre’s Screening of National Theater Live: Of Mice and Men

    A quick escape to the Broadway stage might be in order this week; for theatre fans, Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College is bringing stars James Franco, Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester from the big stage in New York to the screen (and comfy, relaxing 400-seat venue) of Harbison Theatre in Irmo for […]

Spotlight: Julian Ryan And Workshop Theatre’s Lend Me A Tenor

By Haley Sprankle “Well at first I thought ‘this will be like a cakewalk,’ but then reality gave me a big ol’ slap across the head,” says Julian Ryan on his preparation for playing a lead in a nonmusical production for the first time. Ryan steps into the lead role of Max in Ken Ludwig’s […]

Review: Trustus Theatre’s Godspell

By Jillian Owens Trustus Theatre surprised me when they announced they would be mounting the often-produced Godspell this season. For a theatre that I associate with being new, raw, and edgy, this seemed a milquetoast choice. I mean, your church (if you’re of the church-going sort) has probably done a production of this show. Middle […]

Columbia’s Cabaret Scene

By August Krickel Theatre people like to perform. They also like to socialize, sometimes with a cold beverage in hand. Cast parties often evolve into spontaneous performances of favorites from the top 40 or from Broadway. More and more, local theatres are finding a way to formalize this trend by presenting cabaret performances featuring some […]