theater http://wrkf.org en Gus Weill, Swine Palace, Jerrelle Kraus, Adelaide Russo http://wrkf.org/post/gus-weill-swine-palace-jerrelle-kraus-adelaide-russo <p>Veteran political consultant Gus Weill notes Gov. Bobby Jindal's post-election turn on Mitt Romney.</p><p>From LSU's Swine Palace, Reeva Wortel and Leigh Fondakowski talk about the play "SPILL", based on the 2010 Deepwater Horizon disaster in the Gulf of Mexico.</p><p>Jerrelle Kraus discusses her experiences working with luminaries like Hunter S. Thompson and Richard Nixon as the art director of the New York Times, chronicled in her book, "All The Art That's Fit To Print."</p><p>And, from LSU's Comparative Literature program, Dr. Adelaide Russo visits, along with guest speakers poet Olivia Claire and writer Barlen Pyamootoo.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:00:00 +0000 Jim Engster 2482 at http://wrkf.org Challenge of a One-Woman Show: Distinguishing the Characters http://wrkf.org/post/challenge-one-woman-show-distinguishing-characters <p><span class="BodyCopy">Imagine having a job as a hotel concierge, but there are no customers to serve. That's what the St. Francisville Transitory Theatre company captures with its one-woman show <em>La Concierge Solitaire</em>. </span> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Ashley Westerman 2165 at http://wrkf.org Challenge of a One-Woman Show: Distinguishing the Characters Play Highlights the Human Side of the BP Spill http://wrkf.org/post/play-highlights-human-side-bp-spill <p><span class="BodyCopy">Actors, directors and theater groups all over the country are marking the anniversary of the BP oil spill this spring with a play. ‘The Way of the Water" focuses on the aftermath of 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill. It was written by an award-winning playwright and will be performed by a group of volunteers in Baton Rouge this weekend. </span><span class="BodyCopy">WRKF's Tegan Wendland talked with local Director and doctoral theater student at LSU, Eric Mayer Garcia, about why he thought it was important to bring the play to Louisiana for the first time.</span><span class="BodyCopy">The <a href="http://nopassport.org/wayofwater" target="_blank">performance</a> will be Saturday, June 1 at 7:30p.m.at The <a href="http://theredshoes.org/" target="_blank">Red Shoes</a> Center for Personal &amp; Spiritual Growth, 2303 Government St. Donations are welcome.</span></p><p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 05:00:00 +0000 Tegan Wendland 2275 at http://wrkf.org Play Highlights the Human Side of the BP Spill