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UBI Theatre: Grassroots Butterflies

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Blackmailing Butterflies UBI cast members. Photo © Zoe Classen

“That magic electricity the audience picks up on when performers are really in the zone – that was absent until the stronger and more experienced actors stepped up with big and brave performances that the whole group visibly took heart from.” – Review of UBI Theatre’s opening night performance of the musical comedy Blackmailing Butterflies.

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Webb: the sacred, the profane, the human

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What is sacred, profane and profoundly human in us all? (Photo: public domain)

“What I look for myself in the writers I most admire and enjoy is insight into the ways human beings can experience a sense of being drawn or pulled toward something beyond themselves, and how their response to that can raise them to becoming something more than they were or perhaps than they could even have imagined.” – Prof. Eugene Webb. Interview by Felipe Cherubin.

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LIS students shine in gangster comedy

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LIS cast taking a bow at Schaubühne Lindenfels. (Photo credit: Rebecca Markovitz, costume director and vocal coach for Bugsy Malone)

“You give a little love, and it all comes back to you.” Students and staff from Leipzig International School staged Bugsy Malone, a gangster comedy with an international twist, at Schaubühne Lindenfels – earning a rave review from our guest contributor.

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Closer: a play of four extremes

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English Theatre Leipzig flyer for their production of "Closer," on at Neues Schauspiel 19-20 January.

Marber’s play is more than a mere comedy of sexual juxtapositions, as it captures the merciless flair engulfed between the sexes. Check out the local production of “Closer” by English Theatre Leipzig next Friday and Saturday.

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ETL: Who’s behind the arsonists?

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Max Frisch’s The Arsonists is kind of plug and play. You can substitute just about any group in the arsonist category depending on your perspective.

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“The Arsonists” will burn up your seat

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"The Arsonists," new play by English Theatre Leipzig, is opening soon.

English Theatre Leipzig puts on “a moral play without moral.”

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