Surround Project explores family in ‘Four Places’ by Deborah Martin | June 5, 2019 The Surround Project debuted in 2017 with “9 Circles,” an intense drama digging into the damage of warfare borne by those on the front lines, an experience that many may not have had first-hand. The company’s second offering, a look into … Continue reading PRESS: Four Places
Two June Plays Present Opportunities To Address PTSD and Other Trauma by Nicholas Frank | June 13, 2019 “Paralyzing family resentments, depleted affections, and sublimated cruelties” in Four Places, a play about “the insular toxicity of the nuclear family.” Or, a “mutually destructive rivalry” in the Sam Shepard play True West, described as “opaque, terrifying, surrealistic.” It may seem contradictory to offer … Continue reading PRESS: Four Places
Community Partnership Spotlight: Meet our friends at Alpha Home To take a closer look at the themes in FOUR PLACES by Joel Drake Johnson, The Surround Project has partnered with several non-profit agencies providing services or resources in San Antonio. We talked to Angela White, CEO of Alpha Home, about our partnership and the connection … Continue reading Surround Spotlight: Alpha Home
Community Partnership Spotlight: MEET OUR FRIENDS AT JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE OF SAN ANTONIO In Joel Drake Johnson’s play FOUR PLACES, The Surround Project is exploring the connection between family dynamics and individual mental wellness. One of our partner agencies is Jewish Family Service. CEO Talli Dolge, MS, will join us at the performance on Friday, … Continue reading Surround Spotlight: Jewish Family Service of San Antonio
Photo by Siggi Ragnar Meet Kathy Couser Certainly the phrase “tour de force” is an overused, under-earned term in reviews of theatre performance, but in the case of actor Kathy Couser that’s exactly what she is delivering in Joel Drake Johnson’s Four Places. San Antonio audiences know and love Kathy’s performances on stage but they … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Kathy Couser
Catch The Surround Project's San Antonio premiere production of Joel Drake Johnson's FOUR PLACES at The Classic Theatre of San Antonio. JOIN US!When you visit the Classic, you'll want to plan to arrive a few minutes early to park. Please remember, unlike a lot of shows, there is NO LATE SEATING for any performance of FOUR … Continue reading Where’s the show? Is it accessible?
Catherine Babbitt (right) with wife Cindy Fuque enjoying Big Bend National Park Meet Catherine Babbitt Catherine Babbitt plays a central role in Joel Drake Johnson's FOUR PLACES opening Thursday, June 13th for an eight-show run. Her character, Ellen, is a daughter, sister, widow, psychologist and mediator. Catherine brings her considerable talent and experience along with … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Catherine Babbitt
Sarah Fisch, portrait by Sergio Cristóbal Mata Meet Sarah Fisch Sarah Fisch is an actor, writer, stand-up comic, and all around colorful gal. She plays the role of Barb in Joel Drake Johnson's FOUR PLACES opening June 13th with The Surround Project. Asking Sarah questions is like fishing in a barrel at the carnival, you … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Sarah Fisch
Photo stolen right off Andrew's Facebook Photos because it's a great photo. Over the next few weeks, we will spotlight the artistic team and our community partners for the upcoming production of FOUR PLACES by Joel Drake Johnson | June 13 - 23, 2019 Meet Andrew Thornton The Surround Project is honored to work with … Continue reading Artist Spotlight: Andrew Thornton
Happy Opening! The Classic Theatre of San Antonio is an amazing partner to The Surround Project. They've hosted us in their space for rehearsals and performances for our first production of 9 Circles and are doing the same for us this summer with Four Places. Please join us to celebrate the opening weekend of their … Continue reading Happy Opening to Our Friends at Classic Theatre!