Members of the PNR cast act out one of many photos from a school trip (from left to right: Emily Durway, Jaclyn Marie, Allen Schulze (below), Samantha Archual, Zack Immel, Phil Skoff, Brian O. Jackson, Tracy Cubbal, Susan Stofka, Abby Darin, Richard Harrison).
Bart Sullivan
PNR Improv Celebrates Learning in its 18th Year
Bart Sullivan, 02-20-2020
With Ohio’s weather conditions drastically constantly moving from extreme to extreme, there was no guessing how safe it would be to go out the evening of Saturday, February 15th. For fans of the Falls-based Point of No Return (PNR) improv troupe, however, ... click to full article

Culture: Theater
Wandering Aesthetics’ The Velveteen Rabbit Showcases “Real” Youth Acting
Wandering Aesthetics’ production of Margery Williams’ The Velveteen Rabbit showcases the Akron-based theatre company’s ability to cultivate the talent of young actors through performance. These actors-in-training range from 7-12 years of ... click to full article

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Culture: Theater
Point of No Return Improv Troupe Seeks Laugh Makers
Despite the high temperatures and lack of air conditioning in the Newell Theater at the Quirk Cultural Center, the Falls-based Point of No Return Improv troupe (PNR) got a heavy turnout for their May 25th performance. The night’s four participating ... click to full article

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Culture: Theater
The Force Awakens with Impressive Theatre during the Electric Pressure Cooker
Open Mic nights are sometimes known for amateur musicians trying their luck in front of a small audience, but for Wandering Aesthetics, open mics are so much more. On May 4th, The Electric Pressure Cooker celebrated Star Wars Day at the Akron Center for ... click to full article

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Culture: Theater
Lizzie Borden Gets the ANTIC Treatment
In the 1890s, a skipping-rope rhyme immortalized the case of Lizzie Borden, who was tried, and later acquitted, for the murder of her father and step-mother, Andrew and Abby Borden. The rhyme, which goes “Lizzie Borden took an axe/ and gave her mother ... click to full article

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Culture: Theater
Timely Season for a Timeless Theatre
Organizing a stage production is hard work, and wrangling cast and crew members can sometimes be difficult, but Akron’s Coach House Theatre managed to survive what could have been a disaster just before the opening show of its 91st season, Making ... click to full article

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Culture: Theater
Millennial Theatre Project Reminds Akron “Don’t Feed the Plants”
If you asked the average person on the street what Little Shop of Horrors is, chances are they would recall the 1986 Frank Oz-directed film musical starring Rick Moranis. Oz’s film is an adaptation of the stage musical of the same name written ... click to full article

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Point of No Return Improv Troupe Laughs it Up with Spring’s Arrival
Despite their smaller than usual cast on April 21st, the Falls-based Point of No Return Improv troupe (PNR) celebrated both Earth Day and National Humor Month at Quirk Cultural Center. The night’s five participating members—Richard Harrison, Phill ... click to full article

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