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The play "Every Brilliant Thing" explores the serious topics of depression and mental illness with a healthy dose of humor and joy. KSJD's Tom Yoder spoke with Sarah Syverson, the actress at the center of the one-woman play, and director Mona Wood-Patterson of the production company Merely Players, about why they feel "Every Brilliant Thing" is an important story to tell right now.

The Complete History of America (Abridged)/Sunflower Theatre

Sometimes the best way to deal with overwhelming politics is to look back and laugh at how we got here. 

Nicholaus Sandner / MCHS Drama Department

The Montezuma Cortez High School Drama department will present the last three shows of "Once Upon a Mattress," a musical adaptation of the "Princess and the Pea," this weekend.

M-CHS Drama Department Presents "Big Fish"

Mar 7, 2016
Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Department

The Montezuma-Cortez High School Drama Department will be present the musical "Big Fish" starting Friday, March 11th. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Director Nicholaus Sandner and Shaylin Smith, Cassidy Livengood, Liv Story, David Gonzalez-Overton, Ryan Jackson, students involved in the production, about the roles they will be playing, and what they have learned as they have prepared for the play.

The Sunflower Theatre Actor's Studio

Aug 21, 2015
Nick Ansell / Creative Commons

Theatre productions are rewarding not just for audiences, but also for the actors, directors, and writers who create and perform these creative works. KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Sunflower Theatre Director Kim Welty and Peggy Tennyson, who is working with Kim to form a new actor's studio at the Sunflower Theatre and produce their first play at the theatre in December.

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