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Yellowstone Rep to present ‘The Glass Menagerie’


“The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams, one of the most celebrated plays in American history, will open a three-weekend run Friday night in the Black Box at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts, 2317 Montana Ave. The play will be presented by Yellowstone Repertory Theatre, Billings’ only professional repertory company. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New repertory theater group schedules first 3 plays


A new professional theater company in Billings will kick off its debut season next month, presenting three award-winning plays through next June. The Yellowstone Repertory Theatre, whose beginnings were charted by Last Best News in February, will open its first season with a production of “Doubt, A Parable,” by John Patrick Shanely, running Nov. 3-18. That will be followed by Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie,” March 2-17 2018, and Beth Henley’s “Crimes of the Heart,” next June 8-23. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Professional theater company launched in Billings


Craig Huisenga was still living in San Diego eight years ago when he came up with the idea of starting the Yellowstone Repertory Theatre. He was thinking of returning to Billings to care for his aging parents, but having
worked as a professional actor and director in Seattle, Eugene, Ore., and San Diego, he wanted to be able to continue as a professional if he moved back home. (more…) Continue Reading →

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New play: A sense of place in a post-apocalyptic world


“A Post on the Prairie,” a new piece by Billings playwright Ryan Gage, was inspired by a setting and by Gage’s love of post-apocalyptic fiction. The play takes place around a campfire, just as Gage’s first one-act play did when he wrote it eight years ago. “Part of me always wanted to return to that,” he said, “but with something bigger.” (more…) Continue Reading →

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