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THEATER REVIEWGreenawalt sparkles in Plaza's 'Enchanted April'
04/22/2014 06:50 AM CDT
There were hints and glimpses that she could do it, and now she has.Stacey Greenawalt, who could be seen just on the periphery of the spotlight in her previous 13 Plaza Theater Company productions — the detective in “Clue the Musical,” the confused and frustrated fiancee who beats the daylights out of a corpse in “Cash on Delivery,” or the wealthy manipulator in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” — displayed the comic timing, expressiveness, charisma and Full Story
Plaza's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is a singing and dancing delight
03/24/2014 05:42 PM CDT - Some familiar faces with good voices are joined by a new face with a pleasant voice in The Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Kiss Me, Kate,” playing through April 12 at the Plaza Theatre in Cleburne. Full Story
Carnegie's "The Fantasticks" is creative and clever
03/18/2014 01:32 PM CDT - It's very reassuring to hear the strong and clear baritone voice of Carnegie Players veteran Hillard Cochran, whose version of the familiar “Try to Remember” opens CP's production of “The Fantasticks,” playing through this weekend at the Cleburne Conference Center. Full Story
You can bank on laughs at Plaza's 'Cash on Delivery'
01/13/2014 01:55 PM CST - It's been some time since Plaza Theatre Company cofounders JaceSon Barrus and G. Aaron Siler were paired together as leads, but when they are, you can see why these veterans have devoted their lives to the stage. Full Story
Carnegie's 'Best Christmas Pageant Ever' is short and sweet
12/13/2013 01:55 PM CST - One of the best-ever early Christmas presents you can get for yourself is to see The Carnegie Players production of the “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” playing on this weekend in the Performing Art Theater at the Cleburne Conference Center in Cleburne. Full Story
If you have a ticket, Plaza's 'White Christmas' is an early present
11/24/2013 11:18 AM CST - Musicals are what the Plaza Theatre Company does best and its current production of “White Christmas the Musical” ranks right up there with any it has presented since opening in November 2006. Full Story
No mystery about it, Clue the Musical is a good one
10/31/2013 01:11 PM CDT - Generally, I don't enjoy musicals when I am unfamiliar with the songs because it takes too much effort to concentrate on the words. Full Story
Plaza's 'Dear Ruth' is one to write home about
09/16/2013 04:22 PM CDT - They should have waited.The Plaza Theatre Company could have waited until a break in the schedule to install its 158 new theater seats, but decided instead to introduce them during the current production of “Dear Ruth. Full Story
Make it your quest to see Plaza's 'Man of La Mancha'
08/19/2013 12:52 PM CDT - Three words: Perfect. Finally. Creative.The casting of community theater veteran Joel Lagrone to play the title role and Carnegie Players' Shannon Loose to play his leading lady is the perfect combination for the Plaza Theatre Company's presentation of “Man of La Mancha,” playing through Sept. Full Story