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Lawrence arts and culture

Conversations: Henry Bial, "KU Theatre on the Air"

On this edition of Conversations, Henry Bial talks with host Dan Skinner about the Jayhawk Theatre on the Air. Bial is the Chair of the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Kansas. He is directing two of the performances in the series, Kingdom City on February 25, and Lot’s Daughters on March 9. Ticket info available at

Conversations: Piet Knetsch, Theatre Lawrence, "Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?"

On this edition of Conversations, Piet Knetsch talks about directing the Theatre Lawrence production of “Have You Now or Have You Ever Been?” Knetsch describes the play and the challenges of translating the play to video in addition to COVID-19 precautions for cast and crew. The production will be presented as a stream February 5 through 7. Tickets are available at

Conversations: Ric Averill, Theatre Lawrence Presents "The 1940s Radio Hour"

On this edition of Conversations, Ric Averill talks with host Dan Skinner about the Theatre Lawrence presentation of the musical, “The 1940s Radio Hour.” Ric Averill is directing and performing in the musical. The performance will be available as a video stream December 10 through the 13. 

Conversations: Spencer Museum of Art Reopens to the Public

On this edition of Conversations, Saralyn Hardy, the Director of The Spencer Museum of Art and Jennifer Talbott, the Deputy Director for Operations and Innovations for the museum, talk with host Dan Skinner about the reopening to the public. Visitors need to make reservations to visit and space is limited to allow for social distancing. 

Conversations: Mary Doveton, Theatre Lawrence presents "Love, Loss, and What I Wore"

On this edition of Conversations, Mary Doveton talks with host Dan Skinner about the Theatre Lawrence Production of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore." The play opens October 16 and runs through the 25th. Doveton, Executive Director, talks about the production and how the theatre has prepared to protect patrons and performers from COVID-19. 

Conversations: Margaret Weisbrod Morris, Re-Opening the Lawrence Art Center

On this edition of Conversations, Margaret Weisbrod Morris, Chief Executive Officer of the Lawrence Arts Center, talks with host Dan Skinner about plans to re-open the the building after closing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. More information about their on-line offerings and plans for re-opening are available on Lawrence Arts Center website.



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