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Costumes, props stolen from Perseverance

...night on Earth, which has been playing nightly in Juneau since Jan. 9.Perseverance Theatre Executive Artistic Director Art Rotch said they took the fedora worn by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s character and the straight black wig worn by the hotel...
Upcoming events by date

September Sept. 5-28: Perseverance Theatre's "An Iliad," directed by Art Rotch Sept. 11-Nov. 13: Improv Basics Class, McPhetres Hall Conference Room, Holy Trinity Church Sept.
An epic beginning

...glory and horror of the Trojan War was originally told - or sung - afresh each night, said Perseverance Artistic Director Art Rotch. "An Iliad" is not simply a truncated version of the story, but instead was carefully deconstructed and reshaped to...
Perseverance brings plays downtown

...plays will run in continuous rotation from June 28 through Aug. 6, often back to back. Executive artistic director Art Rotch said by making Perseverance plays accessible to a downtown crowd during Juneau's busiest season, and giving people...
10 questions for "Boeing" director Brandon Demery

...What first attracted you to the "Boeing Boeing" script?I was approached by (Perseverance Artistic Director) Art Rotch to direct "Boeing Boeing" and I suppose he came to me with this play because of the success of another comedy I directed...
Perseverance Theatre opens "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" in Anchorage

...Sookey. The children are played by Jerryn Gray, Zola Rose Sayers-Fay and Rowan Isaac Sayers-Fay.Artistic Director Art Rotch designed the lights and Akiko Nishijima Rotch designed the set. Erin Shultz from New York City designed the costumes...
Bravo on Brick

...Callahan Jon Croteau, Selma Jesse Houck, and Dorothy Kuterbach. The artistic team includes Akiko Nishijima Rotch, Art Rotch, Erin Schultz and Rory Stitt. For more information, visit
Perseverance opens last play of the season Friday

...Rick Silaj ("A Raisin in the Sun"). Sound is by Lucy Peckham ("Betrayal") and lighting is by Artistic Director Art Rotch ("God of Carnage"). Jason Ginter serves as stage manager.Performances of "Boeing Boeing" are 7:30 p.m. Thursday...
Perseverance Theatre receives Willoughby Arts Complex planning funds

...exploratory work. As Tony's response of $50 million dollars for a dream space shows, costs can escalate quickly," said Art Rotch, Artistic Director of Perseverance Theatre, in a release. "Thanks to our access to Theatre Projects experts, we can...
A conversation with Alaska playwright Arlitia Jones

...playhouse in Anchorage. I said "sure!" That was my workshop of "Come with Me, Leopards." In late March or April, Art Rotch said that they wanted to produce "Rush at Everlasting," so suddenly I had two productions going around the same time...


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