A Brüka Theatre Salon Gathering with Bill Russell-playwright & Lyricist of Side Show

  • July 13, 2024 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Brüka Theatre

    99 North Virginia Street
    Reno, Nevada 89501
Ticket Price $27.30 Buy Tickets
Description

Meet the Man behind the curtain - Playwright Bill Russell as he talks about the history of Side Show, his inspirations, how he has made a professional career in the theatre, and other works including Pageant and elegies for angels, punks and raging queens, Unexpected Joy and Lucky Duck. A question and answer “conversation” will follow Bill’s talk. Russell received a 1998 Tony nomination for Side Show for Best Book and shared a nomination with composer Henry Krieger for Best Score. The show was nominated as Best Musical. Side Show takes audiences back to the 1930’s, following the legendary Hilton twins, Daisy and Violet, on their heartwarming search for love and acceptance amidst the spectacle of fame. This is the updated book and score from the 2014 Broadway revival. 

Date & Time

Sat, Jul 13, 2024 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Venue Details

Brüka Theatre

99 North Virginia Street
Reno, Nevada 89501 Brüka Theatre
Brüka Theatre

Celebrating its 31st season in downtown Reno, Brüka Theatre is recognized for innovative productions, exceptionally talented artists, and the acclaimed Theatre for Children touring series since its founding in 1992. Central to Brüka is the commitment to the re-investigation of contemporary and classic plays and developing new plays within Brüka’s Artistic Collective, a group that includes winners of the Nevada Arts Council and Sierra Arts Foundation artist grants and nine local best actor honors.  Brüka was named “Best Theatre Company” by Reno News and Review for twenty-one years. Brüka, is a non-equity, small professional, not-for-profit theater company and a member of the National Theatre Communications Group.  Sign up for our newsletter by going to our website at www.bruka.org.


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