The Theatre Department presents Molière’s classic comedy, School for Wives, which addresses the issue of “how to train” a girl to be the perfect wife. An older man, Arnolphe, believes the only way to get a pristine wife is to… Continue Reading
The five actors in the cast of Shasta College’s new spring play “Circle Mirror Transformation” could each probably teach acting at the Redding junior college. That might be part of the point.
Shasta theater instructor Robert Soffian occasionally gathers a skilled community cast and directs a dynamic … Continue Reading
When “M*A*S*H” opens on Thursday (Oct. 28) at McLaughlin Theatre in Redding, audiences will quickly discover that the production is far more than just a play. Director Wade Riggs calls it an “event” that will include a host of elements,… Continue Reading
It’s fairly unconventional for a cast of actors to reunite for a play they performed three years earlier. As Redding’s Elizabeth Johnson puts it: “Usually when an actor is done with a play, it gets put behind them and they… Continue Reading
Love this rain in Redding, California. Love it! And the perfect scenario would be for it to come on down for a couple days, then clear right on out. By the weekend? That’s not too much to ask, is it?… Continue Reading
The seedlings of the new Root Theatre Company in Redding are an intriging trio of men — an excellent director, actor and promoter. Robert Soffian, Dean Williams and Mike Flanagan share a passion for cutting-edge theater and they’re gathering others… Continue Reading