Thanks, Billings! Wow, what a year we’ve had at NOVA Center for the Performing Arts. We take NOVA’s mission “to enhance the performing arts culture of the greater Billings region through education, development and performance” very seriously.
For many, a holiday season isn’t complete without watching Jimmy Stewart as the small-town hero in the classic film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
The insight into relationships is so accurate in “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike,” it feels like playwright Christopher Durang has been spying on families for years.
NOVA Center for the Performing Arts celebrated its birthday Saturday the way many 1-year-olds might — with children singing, a clown making balloon hats, and platters of cupcakes.
Several screenings of “Falcon Song,” a feature-length film shot in part in Billings in 2012, will take place across Montana, including Saturday in Billings.
NOVA Center for the Performing Arts is producing the Tracy Letts play, “August: Osage County,” beginning Friday and running through Nov. 23.
Craig Huisenga works with Bobbi Hawk on a staged reading at Sacrifice Cliff Theatre. On Wednesday, Huisenga was named the NOVA Center’s managing producer.
^pC^praig Huisenga describes “Is He Dead?” as a cross between the Marx Brothers and “Charlie’s Aunt,” a play where one of the main characters cross-dresses.
“The Trip To Bountiful,” featuring Craig Huisenga as The Sheriff and Rita Heizer as Mrs. Carrie Watts, plays at Billings Studio Theatre over the next two weekends. Friday and Saturday performances begin at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday matinee is at 2 p.m.