In Immediate Family, emotions boil to a crisis point over a game of cards. The Bryants sit down to play Bid Whist as an alternative to arguing. At first, the trash-talking is done in good fun and with love. As the game progresses — although the words they use are about the game — it starts to get personal. They end up attacking and ganging...
Change "Walking the Tightrope"
Change is a constant, and mysterious, part of life. We are always changing, growing, and learning, even when we don’t feel it happening. Everything around us can stay exactly the same (our home, our town, our family or friends), but change will happen inside of us as we mature and grow. Or, the exact opposite is true. Everything outside of u...
Clowns "Walking the Tightrope"
Clowns have been a part of human storytelling for thousands of years. Clowning has existed in many cultures and has served a variety of purposes. The oldest clowns date back to 2500 B.C. in ancient Egypt. Clowns from Italy’s Commedia Del Arte theatre tradition appeared around 1550 A.D. Chou, the clown from China’s Peking Opera, has been ar...
Interview with playwright Mike Kenny & CTG's Student Ambassadors
Participants of our Student Ambassador Program recently sat down with Mike Kenny, the playwright behind the 24th STreet Theatre production of Walking the Tightrope. Student Ambassador Interviewers: Genesis Arana, Alen Anuran, Alexis Raygoza, Jake Contreras, Tyaira Daniels and Mollie Grubman
Family Matters: A Conversation with Paul Oakley Stovall
Actor and playwright Paul Oakley Stovall found his voice early. By high school he was a published poet, an accomplished debater and self-assured actor. However, his drive to achieve, he admits, was set in motion by a looming, inner-tension: A secret.