The Eau Claire area has its share of theater groups, and local producer David Zwiers appreciates all of them. But after working with a friend for theater company Gracye Productions (owned by Todd Michaels) in New York City for 17 years and then returning to the area, Zwiers saw a gap in the theater community. His new theater company, Performance Anxiety, Inc., aims to fill that void with its first show “The Big Uncut Flick Episode 2,” an original play written by Michaels.
Old-time radio drama gets new life Wisconsin Public Radio will perform a family-friendly adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s “The Canterville Ghost” at 7 p.m. Friday at The State Theatre, 316 Eau Claire St. The show brings the radio drama to life with comedy, period costumes, sound effects, music and more. “The Canterville Ghost” is hosted by WPR’s Norman Gilliland and the 9XM Players. There will also be a special musical guest performance to introduce
Chippewa Valley Theatre Guild actors are taking a step back into time with the guild’s latest production, “Driving Miss Daisy.” The show tackles fairly heavy themes of discrimination, friendship, job security and more. Those ideas set the stage for the United States in the mid-1900s, which is when the show takes place. Mark Ware, who is playing Hoke Colburn, Miss Daisy’s driver, said this three-character play embodies everything it meant to be a woman,