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Fresno Soap Co.

by Lorie Lewis Ham

It is that time of year again when we look back at the year of theatre that just ended–and 2017 was another amazing year in the Valley. There were way too many shows to mention them all, but here are several of the highlights!

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by Terrance McArthur

There’s a storm a-brewing at the Fresno Soap Co., a veritable “Tempest.”
I love Shakespeare, and I’m super-fond of The Tempest, one of his last plays. As a child, I remember watching Roddy McDowell on the television as an ice-crystaled Ariel, the airy, positive servant of Prospero, the magician and ruler of the island.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

This weekend Shakespeare’s R & J will be on stage at Fresno Soap, presented by Curtain 5. Shakespeare’s R & J, is an adaptation by Joe Calarco, directed by J. Daniel Herring, Professor of Theatre Arts and Director of the Theatre Department at Fresno State University. We interviewed J. Daniel and the cast about the show.


Dancing in the Mist: Rogue 2015

IN THE February 21 ISSUE

FROM THE 2015 Articles,
andArts & Entertainment,

by Kurt, Xan,
& Marcel

Enjoy this interview with those involved in the Rogue Show Dancing in the Mist. Dancing in the Mist was written and directed by Marcel Nunis, featuring Xan Scott and Kurt Fitzpatrick. The show is produced by Theatre J’Nerique.


by Lorie Lewis Ham

Recently KRL had the chance to chat with R.S. Scott, one of the founders of Fresno Soap Co., a new venue and non-profit dedicated to the arts. Fresno Soap Co. is a non-profit branch of Jump Right In Productions.


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