Author: Dreamwell Theatre

Auditons for Dick Pix Wednesday and Thursday!

Dreamwell will hold auditions for Dick Pix by Daniel McCoy, directed by Gavin Conkling, on September 13 and 14 from 6:00 – 9:00 pm at the Iowa City Public Library in Room C. Actors unable to audition at these times should contact the director at Actors will be asked to read sides from the script, but may also perform a prepared satirical piece of their choosing. Performances will be October 27, 28, and November 3, 4 at 7:30pm. A copy of the script is available at the Iowa City Public Library second floor reference desk or upon request to Character Breakdown: One man mid-20s to late 30s; One woman, mid-20s to late 30s; Three women, 40s-60s; One genderqueer, 30s Dick Pix is a satirical comedy about artistic integrity, gender identity, sexual harassment, and narcissism in the age of social media. Calvin Lively is a photographer and self-proclaimed provocateur in desperate need of an idea for his next installation. Grace, his girlfriend and publicist, and Fin, his best friend and art dealer, are turning up the heat as the deadline approaches. Meanwhile, two eponymous Art Handlers complicate the situation when they become the target of Grace’s unwanted attention. Mrs. Marbleblatt, a widowed patron of the arts, further queers the equation when she takes a prurient interest in Calvin’s work. As the title suggests, Calvin’s installation involves large-scale photographic...

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A View From the Bridge

Arthur Miller’s Classic A View From the Bridge Opens October 8th, 2010 7:30 p.m. October 8, 9, 15, 16, 2010. Unitarian Universalist Society, 10 S. Gilbert St. The review is in and Dreamwell has another hit! Iowa Theatre Blog says “Dreamwell deserved its standing ovation… Rip [Russell, Eddie Carbone] take the words on the page and turns them into a powerful depiction of one man’s flaws, love, and conviction to his family. Please take the time to attend Dreamwell’s production of A View from the Bridge. This cast deserved its opening night standing ovation…” Eddie Carbone, a Brooklyn longshoreman is unhappily married to Beatrice and unconsciously in love with Catherine, the niece that they have raised from childhood. Into his house come two brothers, illegal immigrants, Marco and Rodolfo. As one of them embarks on a romance with Catherine, Eddie’s envy and delusion play out with devastating consequences. Directed by Krista Neumann Eddie Carbone, Rip Russell Beatrice, Kathy Maxey Catherine, Angelique VanDorpe Rudolfo, Aaron Brewer Alfieri, Demetrios Hadjis Marco, Kevin Moore Louis, Brian Tanner Mike, Kobe E. Reese Sr. Tony, Thomas Henrich Immigration Officer 1, Brad Quinn Immigration Officer 2, Stephen Polchert Mr Lipari, Nelson Gurll Mrs Lipari, Jill VanDorpe Two submarines (illegal aliens), Thomas Henrich and Sam Huston Neighbors, Elisabeth Ross, Jackie...

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The DreamHome Cyber Cypher Answers and Winner!

Thank You for Your Participation in the Cyber Cypher Campaign! It’s all over. And we can now reveal the answers. 1. Dreamwell’s motto is “A Theatre of Exploration.” 2. Two masks are commonly used as as symbol of theater and drama. 3. According to Wikipedia, the oldest extant community theater group in the US is named The Footlight Club. 4. What is the name of Dreamwell’s current president? Chuck Dufano 5. It is considered back luck for actors to say the name of what Shakespearean character while in a theater? Macbeth 6. What show did Dreamwell produce in May of 2000? Death and the Maiden 7. What is the title of the play that won Dreamwell’s Writers Joust contest and will have it’s premier this November? Innocence 8. What is the name of the longest running show on Broadway? The Phantom of the Opera 9. Dreamwell was recently voted one of the top five area theater groups by what news station? KCRG 10. Take the first and last letters of each clue. Use these letters to spell the title of a past Dreamwell show. You will not use all of the letters and the title is more then one word long. And the final answer is…. OF MICE AND MEN Congratulations to our winner…. MARY DREXLER! We’ve had a lot of fun this weekend and we hope you have,...

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Cyber Cipher Fundraiser Rules

Rules for the Cyber Cipher Scavenger Hunt 1) Participants must decipher nine clues which will be posted over three days – September 17-19, 2010. 2) The tenth and final clue will instruct participants how to determine the Final Answer. 3) Final Answer submissions must be emailed to by noon on September 20, 2010. 4) If more than one participant has the correct answer, a random drawing will determine the winner. 5) The winner will receive two tickets to an upcoming Dreamwell show and a Dreamwell t-shirt. 6) Dreamwell board members are ineligible to...

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