Artword Theatre: Mind Wars, Mar 15 & 16, 2017

Wednesday and Thursday March 15-16, 2017. Artword Theatre presents Mind Wars: a theatrical exploration about the 1960s, when politics became a struggle over reality and perception. Readings from actual testimony and interviews bring back the Yippies vs the CIA, Black Activists vs the FBI, brainwashing, mind control and propaganda of the era.
Conceived and assembled by director Ronald Weihs.
Performed […]

Scroogissimo! returns Nov 29 to Dec 11, 2016

November 29 to December 11, 2016. Artword Theatre’s delightful Christmas comedy Scroogissimo returns for a third time to Artword Artbar. Hamilton’s North End meets Charles Dickens in a wacky script by Ryan Sero and Charly Chiarelli, directed by Ronald Weihs.
A sell-out hit in 2013 and 2014, Scroogissimo features Charly as “Ebenezu Scroogie”, a Christmas-hating old Hamiltonian […]

MacBush the Musical returns Nov 1 to 13, 2016

November 1 to 13, 2016. BACK for a 2-week run at Artword Artbar, in time for you-know-which election week!
MacBush, the Musical, by David L. Dawson and directed by Ronald Weihs, is a musical mash-up of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the George W. Bush administration.
You need to see this show! Here’s why:
#1: “Tired of Trump, Hillary and […]

DANCE: Once I Lived in the Box, Fringe, July 19-23, 2016

Artword Theatre presents Once I Lived in the Box, a dance work by Learie Mc Nicolls, for the 2016 Hamilton Fringe Festival. Dancer and choreographer Learie Mc Nicolls has created a full-length dance piece about vulnerability and trust.
The piece is danced by Angela Del Franco, Sharon Harvey, Tanis Macarthur, Jamila Bello and Learie Mc Nicolls, in […]

MacBush the Musical, full text of 3 reviews

#1: “This lively play shows there’s room for comedy despite the tragedy woven into its historical and Shakespearean material.” Allison M. Jones
#2. “Dawson tackles the Bush gang … as Cheney, Rumsfeld and the rest of the boys perform a grand chain of murder, mayhem and musical misadventure.” Gary Smith
#3. “Mixing clever, biting political satire with […]

MacBush, the Musical, Apr 26-May 8, 2016

Tuesday April 26 to Sunday May 8, 2016, a two-week run at Artword Artbar. MacBush, the Musical, by David L. Dawson and directed by Ronald Weihs, is a new musical play that is — yes, you guessed it — a mash-up of Shakespeare’s Macbeth and the George ‘Dubya’ Bush administration during 2001/9/11 and the War […]