Announcing Our Fall 2020 Season

Lewis Chapman Featured, News, Press Releases, Seasons

On September 1, Perseverance Theatre announced our lineup for the Fall 2020 Season, and like most of our offerings will be, the announcement was made via live-stream. Artistic Director Leslie Ishii was joined by Director of Marketing and Engagement Erika Stone for an evening of entertainment, guessing games, and giveaways as the theatre announced (almost) everything it will be presenting …

In Love And Warcraft Announcement

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Perseverance Theatre Artistic Director, Leslie Ishii, and Associate Conservatory Director at American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), Peter J. Kuo, announced on Wednesday, July 29, via live-stream that the first show of the Fall 2020 Season will be In Love and Warcraft by Madhuri Shekar. The show will be a co-production shared by the two theatres and will be live-streamed via Zoom. This is …

Building Community Awareness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lewis Chapman Featured, News

From the desk of Leslie IshiiArtistic Director, Perseverance Theatre Many are concerned that our Pan Asian and Pacific Islander/Native/Indigenous and Middle Eastern, North African and Arab communities continue to be at risk due to anti-Asian sentiment that is becoming more wide-spread since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. (PA/PI/N/I/MENAA=Pan Asian/Pacific Islander/Native/Indigenous/Middle Eastern, North African, Arab) As top federal and local …

Sharing the Story

Lewis Chapman Current Projects, Education, News, Press Releases

Perseverance Theatre is excited to announce the launch of the Sharing the Story program, a new initiative designed to engage underserved populations throughout Alaska. Through this program, organizations, businesses, and individuals can purchase blocks of tickets for use by communities that can relate to the story and themes of a particular show but might otherwise be unable to attend. Sharing …

A Community Conversation with Dr. Bob Urata

Lewis Chapman News, Productions

Join us after our show on Thursday, December 5, for a conversation with Dr. Bob Urata, physician at Valley Medical Center and Perseverance Theatre Board Member, about With and the complexities of end-of-life care. Joining Bob will be Jennifer Carson, Director of Hospice and Home Care at Catholic Community Service. Dr. Bob Urata was born in Wrangell, AK. He received …

Leslie Ishii Named Artistic Director

Lewis Chapman News, Press Releases

Visionary national leader brings her skills, passion to Alaska theatre Juneau, AK (October 26, 2019): After an extensive search, Perseverance Theatre is pleased to announce the hiring of Leslie Ishii for the role of Artistic Director. Ishii has been serving as Interim Artistic Director since July, and has already energized the theatre with her initiative, ideas, and community-minded approach to …

DEVILFISH Anchorage Press Release

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For immediate release  A Play for the AgesAlaska Native play goes back 10,000 years to seek adventure, romance, and difficult lessons of growing into a leader Anchorage, AK (October 9, 2019)  – Over 10 millennia ago, a giant sea creature – the Devilfish – destroys an entire village, and a young girl is the only survivor. She must make her way …

A Change to Our 2019/2020 Season

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Dear Friends, We felt the need to be responsive in order to be respectful of the communities and partners we serve and so highly value.  We say to you, our patrons and partners, we are grateful for your feedback regarding One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest and we have heard you! After much consideration, and consultation with members of our …

Steve Martin’s uproarious comedy THE UNDERPANTS plays May 17-June 16

Julie Coppens News

An innocent bloomer blunder brings domestic chaos in Steve Martin’s The Underpants, Perseverance Theatre’s 40th anniversary season finale, running May 17-June 16. When Louise, a young beauty attending a royal parade, finds that her unmentionables have fallen down around her ankles, she makes a hasty exit and assumes no harm done—but her priggish husband is mortified. How will his dead-end …