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Christine Autrand Mitchell

by Christine Autrand Mitchell



Wicked has flown into the Soroyan Theatre! Everyone loves a good fairy tale, right? And Wicked is basically a “G” version of the novel by Gregory Maguire. It’s engrossing, witty and punny, and it doesn’t disappoint – even husbands who don’t like musical theater will like it. It’s a great scavenger hunt to discover all the tie-ins to the later stories.

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Throughout the week we will be posting reviews of several of the shows being performed at this year’s Rogue Festival in Fresno. Check back daily for new reviews to be added!
You can now find reviews of
The Wretched Void, 52 Pick Up, Every Job I Ever Had, Pillow Talk, Best Half Food Forward, The Ballad of Chet, Love, Art, and Sexual Perversity, What Mamma Said about Down There, Burnt at the Steak & Burning Brothels.

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by Christine Autrand Mitchell



Things really are meant to be… even rain during a two day outdoor film shoot! The Hopes and Dreams Project’s first film, How to Build a Better Fastball, was touted as a professional production by those involved and those observing, and we are very proud of this; the detailed planning allowed this to happen.

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by Christine Autrand Mitchell




It’s strange how things happen, but it seems that sometimes they’re just meant to be. Through a friend I was approached in early December to produce a series of short films through a non-profit outreach program called Hopes and Dreams Project.

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by Christine Autrand Mitchell


Director Michael Apted helms the third installment of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, which opened this weekend. His trademark focus is characters and actors whose performances are Oscar contenders.

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You may know me as a writer and filmmaker on this site, but I also take on roles as Casting Director/Agent and teacher. I’m constantly educating actors and models on everything from resume advice to technique.

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IN THE September 18 ISSUE

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by Christine Autrand Mitchell



I’m one of those people who stay in their seats after the final scene of a movie fades to black and watches the credits roll. Why? Because filmmaking is a team effort and I feel that everyone deserves their bow—even if we only see their names during final credits. I’ve been one of those faceless folks, so I know.

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Who doesn’t love film? Overpriced popcorn and candy piled high as the lights go out and you escape your everyday life. But did you know there is a film industry in the Central Valley?

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