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In the Beginning, There Were Non-Profits

In the Beginning, There Were Non-Profits

With Bootless finally finding its home at St. Stephen’s this past year, it’s hard to remember that we’ve been an up and coming company for years now. We’ve floated around the Wilmington area seeking out venues high and low – with varying degrees of success – just to...

Terminator, The Second: Some Assembly Required

Instructions were followed, missing parts were found, and allen wrenches were thrown across the room. You know what that means: opening night is here. Terminator, the Second time travels to the St. Stephen’s stage September 26 – October 5, combining the gritty 1991...
Opera Bares It All

Opera Bares It All

When I say opera, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? Is it an image of a busty woman in a Viking helmet? A corpulent tenor? Boobs? Maybe boobs aren’t part of the normal opera rep. Or, should I say, they aren’t part of what people conceive opera to be....
Mechanical Mayhem

Mechanical Mayhem

As our production of Terminator, the Second draws ever closer, I find myself constantly thinking about cyborgs and robots. Don’t get me wrong, this isn’t out of the ordinary: cyborgs are a recurring sci-fi (not Syfy) trope. One could even argue that they are the nuts...
Give My Regards to Braaaiiins…!

Give My Regards to Braaaiiins…!

Zombies have been a horror staple for decades. No wonder: Satre said is best when he said “Hell is other people.” Well, Hell gets a tad bit scarier when you add mindless flesh eating to the people mix. The zombie plague has experienced a resurrection in an odd place,...