PURE Theatre

Talking Theatre with Sharon Graci

Saturday, January 20, 2018
by Peter Ingle
Talking Theatre with Sharon Graci

SHARON GRACI is the co-founder and artistic director of PURE Theatre (puretheatre.org) which is recognized for its high-caliber ensemble and compelling productions of contemporary plays. Founded in 2003, PURE resides in the black box theatre at 477 King Street. I talked recently with Sharon about her perspective on theatre, acting, and directing. As an... Read »

“Slowgirl” is a Must-See at PURE

Sunday, November 9, 2014
by Carol Furtwangler
“Slowgirl” is a Must-See at PURE

IN KEEPING WITH their express aim to present provocative, edgy theater in Charleston, PURE Theatre presented Greg Pierce’s “Slowgirl” on Friday evening in their Upper King Street home. A searingly intense drama sprinkled with laughable moments, the two-character (“two-hander”) play stars Sullivan Hamilton as Becky, a 17 year-old chatabout who visits her Uncle Sterling... Read »

PURE Perfection, Chekhov Style

Sunday, September 14, 2014
by Peter Ingle
PURE Perfection, Chekhov Style

PURE Theatre’s production of “Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike” (running through October 4) is a thoughtful romp through the world of middle-aged, middle-class siblings in rural Pennsylvania. Christopher Durang’s articulate, award-winning play touches on human foibles, sexual orientation, modern meds, and the information age with lots of references to television, film, and... Read »

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