Black Box casting call for ‘Oleanna’

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Announcing an open casting call for a summer studio production of David Mamet’s 1992 drama Oleanna. Performances will be August 23-26 in the Phoenix Theatre, part of the Black Box series at Perseverance. Auditions will be by appointment: 1-5 p.m. Friday, July 27 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, July 29. To audition, contact Enrique Bravo: 907-364-2421 ext. 239, …

STAR Performances Begin July 20

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Young actors sing, dance, mime, and perform Shakespeare on the Main Stage at Perseverance  JUNEAU, AK– Summer Theatre Arts Rendezvous (STAR), Perseverance Theatre’s five-week youth acting program, provides theatrical training and performance opportunities to students aged 10-18 who are excited about theatre. In addition to rehearsals, STAR participants take daily workshops on voice, movement and acting technique, culminating in three …

We Are Rising

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We are rising. This story by KTOO’s Jacob Resneck hits the main points: staff and artists are back to work, 41 students are creating magic together with STAR, some generous friends and our tireless board of directors are shoring up the finances—and, at this 40-year milestone, we’re making some changes on- and off-stage to ensure a more sustainable future for …

Perseverance Theatre 2018 Travel Raffle Winners!

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2018 PT Raffle Results! Thanks to everyone that bought a ticket. We will be contacting you this week about collecting prizes. Grand Prize: Jamie Nelson 2nd: Danielle Meier 3rd: Andrea Watts 4th: Maila Bischoff 5th: Anne Post 6th: Lynn Hirschi 7th: Luke Metcalfe 8th: Kristi Peel 9th: Krista Schaefer 10th: Ellen Ferguson 11th: Deborah Naspinsky 12th: Spencer Biegel 13th: Bob …

Cancellation of Alaska Dates for Snow Child

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Dear Friends and Supporters, Today we made the tough decision to cancel the Alaska dates for the world premiere of Snow Child. Perseverance Theatre stands by its reputation to create professional, high-quality theatre productions. Unfortunately, at this time, we are unable to meet the logistical needs this beautiful production deserves in order to stay true to our mission and the …

2018 Travel Raffle

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Prize List for the 34th Annual Travel Raffle This travel raffle is a fundraiser to benefit Perseverance Theatre. The drawing will be held Monday, June 11, 2018 at Perseverance Theatre in Douglas, Alaska. You need not be present to win. The chances of winning a prize are approximately 1:160, based on the sale of 4000 tickets. Tickets are $10 each.  …

The 5th Alaska One-Minute Play Festival

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The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and Perseverance Theatre present THE 5th ANNUAL ALASKA ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY: SUNDAY MARCH 4TH, & MONDAY MARCH 5th 2018  AT 8:00pm AT: THE ALASKA CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS 621 West 6th Ave Anchorage, AK 99501 Tickets are $22.25 ($16 + 6.25 ticketing fees) and available for purchase online at https://tickets.centertix.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=1895 907-263-ARTS, …

Dreaming Glacier Bay – A new play by Joel Bennett – Opens Oct 27

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Dreaming Glacier Bay by Joel Bennett A True Story With Mystery at its Heart JUNEAU, AK — What draws 1920s movie star John Barrymore to sail his ship into the wilderness of Glacier Bay? Who is the couple he keeps returning to visit, and how are their lives intertwined? Dreaming Glacier Bay is a new play based on true events by Juneau playwright Joel Bennett. — See Dreaming …

The Complete Works of Shakespeare: Abridged

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The Black Box Series Presents: The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged) Play by Adam Long, Daniel Singer, and Jess Winfield Directed by Joseph Biagini With Bryan Crowder, DeAndre King, Genevieve Wiley, Rochelle Smallwood, and Evgeniya Golofeeva PAY-AS-YOU-CAN at Perseverance Theatre, Shows October 19th-22nd, 7:30pm Thur-Sat, 4pm Sunday Matinee Synopsis: All 37 plays in 97 minutes! Madcap actors weave their wicked …

Seeking Proposals for The Black Box Series

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Perseverance Theatre presents The Black Box Series in the Phoenix Theatre Is there a play you have always wanted to do? Perseverance Theatre is looking for groups or individuals with play ideas to begin the Black Box Series, taking place in The Phoenix space at Perseverance Theatre.   The Black Box Series is a pilot project exploring ways to support …