Friday, September 08, 2006

The Mousetrap

The big news about Barksdale’s “The Mousetrap” has been the speed with which tickets have sold to this production. The run was extended weeks before the show even opened. It’s a great thing that these shows are drawing so well at Hanover Tavern. It speaks to the ongoing hunger in Richmonders for quality live theater. And hopefully it will help Theatre IV/Barksdale build and sustain itself so that it can continue to expand its offerings. I don’t know if I’m alone in this but I really miss the Theatre Gym series and would love to see that revived.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

My understanding is that the black box space that is used for the Theatre Gym needs renovation and can't be used until this has been completed. I know several people who have approached Steve or Bruce in regards to producing a show in that space and have been told no until renovations are complete. Does anyone know more details about this? I