'Idiot's Box' and 'Karma' could use some tightening, but the
final two plays are well crafted. They offer interesting glimpses into the lives of the disabled and those who care for them, mock them, ignore them and love them.
On Feb. 19, Lee Ann Cooper resigned as managing director of the Bartell Community Theatre. That same day Strollers Theatre, which she and her husband, Leo, led for decades, announced it would leave the Bartell after its production of "The Lieutenant of Inishmore", which closes April 5. Strollers is shutting down, at least temporarily.
After six months on the job, the Bartell Community Theatre's new managing director says she's already seen big changes at the shared venue. If Sarah Hoover gets her way, even bolder changes may be coming.