Performing Arts

C-VILLE's own Bill LeSueur stars alongside Linda Zuby, Jen Downey and T.J. Ferguson in Live Arts' Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike, onstage through March 28. Photo: Rammelkamp Foto

ARTS Picks: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Sibling rivalry is elevated to comic catastrophe in Live Arts’ production of Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Bloodlines, love and lust collide in this Chekhov-tinged mashup about home, and where the heart is, that’s directed by Julie Hamberg. Through 3/28. $20-25, times vary. Live Arts, 123 E. Water St. 977-4177.

Four County Players’ production of The Fantasticks spins traditional matchmaking into a topsy-turvy story of young love. Photo: Edward Warwick White

ARTS Pick: The Fantasticks

“It is September, before a rainfall…a perfect time to be in love,” sets the stage for The Fantasticks, the world’s longest-running musical. The show, which ran off-Broadway for 42 years, portrays the machinations of two feuding fathers and the love story that unfolds between one’s son and the other’s daughter. The tale is humorous and […]

Sian Richards breaks away from her twin played by Kara McLane Burke in the original production of The Convolution of Pip and Twig at Live Arts. Photo: Will May

ARTS Pick: The Convolution of Pip and Twig

Observing the fantastic world of The Convolution of Pip and Twig, it’s as if you’ve stepped through the looking glass and into a children’s pop-up book. The minimal, vibrant set uses low tech manipulations, visual metaphor and physical magic to tell a story almost entirely without words, and Performer’s Exchange Project members Sian Richards and […]