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A local theater is hopeful a community conversation about mental illness will continue now that their performance of a show exploring that topic has closed.

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It's estimated that almost half of all Americans have or will have, at some point in their life, suffered from symptoms related to mental illnesses. Dr. Michael Bordieri visits Sounds Good to discuss ways in which we can move away from the stigma that has traditionally surrounded mental health. 

     Murray's Playhouse in the Dark, a spinoff of Playhouse in the Park that features contemporary shows portraying a variety of thought-provoking, mature themes, will feature the rock musical, Next to Normal, for the next week. Actors Julie Revell and Nathan Arnold visit Sounds Good to discuss the upcoming show. 

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  For the first time in years, Playhouse in the Park will be presenting a staged reading of a new play by Christopher Poor. The play is a psychological horror story, which is emphasized by its stark production. Playwright, Christopher Poor, visits Sounds Good to discuss the inspiration for this thriller. 

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  A theater program that gives children with disabilities a chance to express themselves on stage in Murray and 26 other venues is the recipient of national honors.

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Tracy Ross speaks with Megan Cirak, who plays Truvy in Playhouse in the Park’s Steel Magnolias. The show runs through next weekend.

 

Playhouse in the Park's production of Godspell opens this evening and runs January 26 through February 5. Directory Lynn Melton and choreographer Hannah Derby preview the show with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good.

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Brynn Jones and Jake Hunter, cast members from Playhouse in the Park’s Beauty and the Beast, speak with Tracy Ross a perform a snippet of the show on Sounds Good.

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On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross speaks with Playhouse in the Park’s The Addams Family director Rusty Jones and cast member Marci Edmonds about the creepy and kooky musical that shows tonight through Sunday.

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Chase Chadwick and Kelsey Booth from Playhouse in the Park's production of Bonnie and Clyde talk about the musical with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good.

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