On Stage With Usagi Yojimbo

Frazer Brown writes:Stan Sakai's beloved and iconic Samuarai Leporidae Usagi Yojimbo has been making his stage debut last Friday at London's Southwark Playhouse. The same venue that brought "Howl's Moving Castle" to Magical life in 2011.The Eisner award winning adventures have been freshly adapted for the stage by
 Stewart Melton and are directed by Amy DraperThe cast includes: Joji Hirota
, Amy Ip
, Haruka Kuroda,
 Siu Hun Li
, Jonathan[...]

Things To Do At Gen Con – Of Dice And Men By Otherworld Theatre

By Christopher Helton If you are looking for a bit of culture while you are at Gen Con next weekend, try checking out the Otherworld Theatre performance of the place Of Dice And Men. Tickets are only $6 and can be purchased through the Gen Con site (generic tickets will not be accepted). Few dungeon masters can make the […]

Tony Lee And Dan Boultwood's Baker Street Irregulars Hits The Stage

The Baker Street Irregulars is a comic book by Tony Lee and Dan Boultwood, published by Hachette but now out of print.That hasn't put of its fans however, and the series has now been adapted into a Milwaukee stage play.In October, the Todd Wehr Theater will be putting on Sherlock Holmes: The Baker Street Irregulars, by[...]

V For Vendetta – The Stage Play

From the people who brought you the stage version of The Ballad Of Halo Jones last January...V For Vendetta, the stage play, adapted by Sean Mason To be staged on January 8th, 9th, 10th and 27th as part of the Midwinter Lassfest 2013, held at the Lass O'Gowrie pub in Manchester.That is if they haven't[...]

Batman Live! Cancels All Oklahoma And San Antonio Shows, And More

Christmas is the ideal time to see big family-friendly stage shows But not if they involve Batman apparently.The high profile Batman Live! show (which we reviewed a couple of years ago) has hit the bat-bumpers it seems.All dates of the BOK Center in Oklahoma, from December 19th to the 23rd have been cancelled.And all dates[...]

Looks Like The Muppets Are Headed To The Stage

Tonight, The Muppets are performing two shows at Montreal's Just For Laughs festival, and man-oh-man, I wish I could be there (and, interestingly, it's a show apparently not appropriate for kids under the age of 12).But I don't think I've missed my chance to see Jim Henson's finest in the fuzz, because a couple of[...]

Early Promo Image And Blurb For The Exorcist On Stage

The Geffen Playhouse have updated their site with a piece of promotional artwork and a little blurb for their upcoming production of The Exorcist. The most chilling test of faith come to life on stage.  This world premiere adaptation of the famous 1971 novel documenting the terror and redemption of a ten-year-old girl remains as frightening[...]

Alan Moore's Dodgem Logic – The Live Show

It's a counter culture magazine of activism, oddness and philosophy that bucks pretty much whatever pop culture trend is around. It's given us free CDs, mini-comics, iron on transfers and Christmas annuals. Well, now Alan Moore's magazine next trick is to jump off the pages and into performance. On May 2nd, as part of the […]

Neverwhere Returns To Chicago by Greg Baldino

-Chicago Public Library website Gaiman's novel- following hapless office worker Richard Mayhew on an adventure through a strange parallel London with murderers, charlatans, rats, monks, a portero abridor ,and more- is no stranger to Chicago, having been adapted in 2010 for the stage by Rob Kauzlaric and Paul Holmquist for Lifeline Theater (More on that here,[...]