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.
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,