• Watching the Clock

    C34a36ad d0e9 47b9 b493 29f631c53d87Like so many other movie properties, Dolly Parton’s 1980 comedy 9 to 5 has now been turned into a full-fledged musical. ACTORS up in Ames starts their work day with the show on June 7 and runs for three weekends. Like any group of workers (and the characters in the show) there is a wide variety of experience involved in putting it all together. And in this case (like so many other theatre endeavors), you don’t just punch a time clock….

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  • The Winter 10

    Img 0360It’s about to turn chilly again here in Iowa, which is one more excuse to find a nice comfy theatre and go see a show! Here at the Gentle Guide, we’ve scanned the next three wintery months to find some of the performances you just might want to start making plans to see. There’s a large variety, from musicals and parodies, to dramas both classic and new. No matter what you’re interested in, there’s something you’ll love coming up in central Iowa.

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