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American Stage Theatre Company’s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM tops 5,700 in attendance, a new record!

American Stage Theatre Company’s MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM tops 5,700 in attendance, a new record ST. PETERSBURG, FL – American Stage Theatre Company’s recently closed production of MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM has become the most attended main stage production in … Continue reading

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Stage Acting: It’s Nice Work if You Can Afford It.

Check out this great article in the NY Times. It brings to light to remember how valuable actors really are to our society as a whole. http://www.nytimes.com/2006/01/15/theater/newsandfeatures/15ishe.html

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American Stage announces 2011-12 season

We unveiled our next season’s line-up of plays which includes the Tampa area premieres of the Tony-winning “August: Osage County,” August Wilson’s “Seven Guitars,” and “Red.” Check out the link below! http://www2.tbo.com/content/2011/mar/02/020856/american-stage-announces-2011-12-season/entertainment/?

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Cast Members for MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM on Studio 10!

Click on the link below to see the MA RAINEY’S BLACK BOTTOM cast on Studio 10! Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – Meet the Cast

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The TIMES headline this morning was “Cue the Controversy.”

Check out this great article! http://www.tampabay.com/features/performingarts/controversy-waits-in-the-wings-as-scientology-pageant-takes-to-stage/1138718

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Controversial or Not? Making it’s Debut in Florida!

In case you missed Todd Olson and the cast of A VERY MERRY UNAUTHORIZED CHILDREN’S SCIENTOLOGY PAGEANT on the CBS channel 10 news at 6pm tonight, Here it is! Who’s coming?

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Check out this GREAT article on the ARTS and our local COMMUNITY!

http://www.tampabay.com/news/spending-on-arts-pays-off-with-big-bucks-in-st-petersburg-study-says/1136136

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A great review in the Tampa Tribune for "The Mystery of Irma Vep".

A great review in the Tampa Tribune for “The Mystery of Irma Vep”. See it tonight “Pay What You Can” http://tboextra.com/content/2010/sep/20/201440/laughter-lurks-in-american-stages-irma-vep/

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The Room – Interactive "Rocky Horror" style film for a new generation!

THE ROOM American Stage “After Hours” Series Interactive “Rocky Horror” style film for a new generation! Sunday, September 26 at 8pm (plastic spoons will be provided) Throwing Plastic Spoons, wearing Tuxedos, Johhny Look-a-like Contest, tossing footballs and shouting at the … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Irma Vep Scares Up Laughs at the First Show of the New Season

Amercian Stage kicks off the new season with THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP by Charles Ludlam. Starts tomorrow! Previews: September 15 & 16 Opens: September 17 Closes: October 10 “Pay What You Can” nights September 21 & 28 “A really … Continue reading

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