Perseverance Theatre welcomes new managing director Joshua Midgett

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Perseverance Theatre, Alaska’s professional regional theatre company, has hired Joshua Midgett as its next managing director. Midgett will join the company’s leadership team this fall as Perseverance launches its 40th season, reporting to the Board of Directors alongside Art Rotch, who’s transitioning from his longtime role as executive artistic director to that of artistic director. “I can’t imagine one person …

‘It was a dream’: Applause and thanks to departing staff

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This month we bid a fond farewell to two company stalwarts: director of operations Kathleen Harper, who’s accepted a new position with the Juneau Arts & Humanities Council as house manager for Centennial Hall; and finance and office manager Bryan Crowder, who’s moving to Los Angeles this fall to build his acting career. It’s impossible to overstate Kathleen’s contributions over …

STAR: We brake for Shakespeare!

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At a community meeting last week, our friends at the Douglas Island Neighbors Association and the Juneau Police Department discussed the issue of increased speeding around town–something we’ve noticed, too. The JPD can install temporary “speed vans” (portable radar signs telling drivers how fast they’re going) and try to patrol problem streets more often, but their resources are limited; we …

Stage set, funds in place for Perseverance Theatre’s 40th season

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Stage set, funds in place for Perseverance Theatre’s 40th season Supporters give Alaska’s professional regional company a new lease on life   JUNEAU, Alaska – Perseverance Theatre, Alaska’s professional regional theatre company, is staging a comeback this summer thanks to some visionary donors, while putting final touches on a lineup of American classics, captivating contemporary works, and Alaska originals. The …

Welcome Our New Director of Outreach and Engagement Julie York Coppens

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  Perseverance Theatre welcomes veteran theatre artist and journalist Julie York Coppens to the staff this week as Director of Outreach and Engagement. In this role, a new leadership position for Perseverance, Julie will oversee communications and youth programming, working to build audiences while widening and deepening the theatre’s community connections—particularly in Juneau, but also in Anchorage and across the …

Give the Gift of Perseverance Theatre this Season

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Give the gift of theatre this holiday season! If you have a theatre-lover in your life we have wonderful, easy to give, and perfect last-minute gifts you can share! We now have TWO  holiday gift cards you can print out if you’re buying your gift online and would like to have a festive way to share your gift of theatre. …

Celebrating Indigenous People’s Day

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Dear Theatre Friends, Earlier this year, Gov. Walker signed a law recognizing the second Monday of October as Indigenous People’s Day. This was a holiday formerly recognized as Columbus Day, which Perseverance Theatre has not taken as a recognized holiday because we felt it was not respectful to the indigenous people of our land to do so. In light of …

The PFD Sale is Here!

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Save on Subscriptions now through October 15 ANNOUNCING OUR PFD SUBSCRIPTION SALE! The leaves are falling, the air is turning crisp, and the Perseverance Theatre statewide season has started, but there’s still time to subscribe and get the benefits of a subscription including great price, free exchanges, invitations to special events, and even become a Super Subscriber! The PFD Sale …

Perseverance Theatre 2017-2018 Season

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We are happy to offer Super-Subscriber packages now in the Perseverance lobby in Douglas, or by calling 463-TIXS. Super-subscribers have the earliest chance to sign up or renew their seats, and get the best seats in the house. If you are renewing, your seats will be held until the end of our early bird campaign. Flex subscriptions (for 5 or …