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BREAKING NEWS: High School to Perform All-White Version of Grease

By Connor Sampson | August 15, 2019

Riding the lukewarm response from their all-white versions of Bye Bye Birdie (’18), Little Shop of Horrors (’17), and their mostly-white version of Into the Woods (’16), Middlebury High School announces their all-white production of Grease—set to premiere this fall. When asked why she insists on producing all-white musicals, Cindy Fleming, the head of Middlebury’s…

BREAKING NEWS: Theatre Company to Perform Shakespeare

By Connor Sampson

According to a press release picked up by and literally no other publication, a theatre company somewhere will apparently be mounting a production of a play by none other than long-time, long-time-dead playwright William Shakespeare. The production, directed by someone named either Thomas or Aaron, will feature an extraordinary amount of dictation from non-equity…

Meet the Sokoloff Arts Creative Fellows—with Actor, Writer, Producer Lacy Marie Meyer

By Connor Sampson

Hey, Lacy.  Hey, Connor. Can you introduce yourself in one sentence? Of course. I’m Lacy Marie Meyer and I’m an actor, writer, and a producer. In that order? I don’t feel the need to rank them. And I won’t make you. How about we start easy. What’s the number one most played artist you’re listening to right now?  Well, I’ve been creating a playlist for my series because another Sokoloff Arts Fellow, Charlotte Arnoux, suggested I do…

NYC Theatre Company Creates New Immersive Experience, Audience Members Work in Office Doing Literally Whatever Needs to Get Done

By Connor Sampson

“It was thrilling,” Anita Donelan, 34, told reporters. “The only information I received was an address and that I’d be reporting to Sharon in Marketing.” The phone call is the beginning of NYC Staffing Inc.’s new immersive experience (currently untitled) in which audience members show up to an office and complete tedious tasks in order…

NYC Wedding & Event Planner Announces Bid to Run for President in 2028 Because It’s So Obvious

By Connor Sampson

“If I didn’t kill Karen during that DIY wedding in Long Island, just give me the nuclear codes now,” Simmons told reporters this past Sunday.


By Connor Sampson

After hitting the one-year mark on their flagship location at 221 W. Broadway, Town Stages and Sokoloff Arts is looking to expand their Executive & Young Professional Boards.

Floating Island of “Joyless” Household Trash Discovered by 68-Year-Old Fisherman

By Connor Sampson

Rhode Island fisherman discovers four ton mass of worthless, “joyless” garbage in the Atlantic Ocean.

6 Things to Consider While Planning Your Next Corporate Training Event

By Connor Sampson

Stay on top of the latest Corporate Training trends in 2019. Category is: we’re all kids at heart.

FYRE Festival Creator Rebrands As Bar Mitzvah Planner, David Goldstein Bitterly Disappointed

By Connor Sampson

The thirteen-year-old is suing for $25,000 in mental anguish and lost friends.

Local Theatre Company Seeks Play Submissions by 6-Year-Old Playwrights Born In the Largest Crater of Mars About this Totally Hilarious Thing that Happened to Them Last March

By Connor Sampson

When asked about the inspiration behind theatre company, the men cited the distinct lack of theatre companies created by graduating BFA students.

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