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Marty Moore as Mrs. Dudley and Rachel Martinez as Eleanor  in Gorilla Theater Productions' The Haunting of Hill House.
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ARTS Pick: The Haunting of Hill House

Ghost writing: When Shirley Jackson decided to write a ghost story, she took inspiration from a real-life 19th-century scientific investigation, and created The Haunting of Hill House. Jackson said it was important to believe in ghosts in order to write the novel, and the result was a definitive horror classic, a finalist for the National […]

Mike Kroboth, Amanda Lyons, and Rachel Paisley  perform in Handle with Care, a Summer Short written by Rachel Martinez and directed by Katherine Mata. Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: GTP Summer Shorts

Short break: Gorilla Theater Productions continues its commitment to diversifying theater with Summer Shorts, an opportunity for five local playwrights to get their work produced and performed. The unique series of plays gets a boost from five of GTP’s experienced directors, who draw from a group of 13 actors to bring the stories to life. […]

Gorilla Theater brings the Victorian tropes of Hedda Gabler, starring Rachel Paisley, into the modern era. Photo by Anna Lien

ARTS Pick: Hedda Gabler

In Hedda Gabler, Henrik Ibsen crafted a painfully real representation of the 19th-century angel in the house. Stripped of her individuality, Hedda is repressed by her roles as daughter and wife. The production channels themes of subtle misogyny through love, rage, and a gripping sense of cruelty that leaves Hedda and those around her to […]