Pier One Theater

April's Second Sunday Shakespeare in Context: The Merchant of Venice

Apr 9, 2021

Join Sarah Brewer from Pier One Theatre's Mud Bay Bards and Michael Hawfield, Professor Emeritus at Kachemak Bay Campus of Kenai Peninsula College, as they discuss this month's featured play in the KPC Second Sunday Shakespeare series. 

You'll hear readings from characters Portia and Shylock from Elenore Sweeney and Ken Landfield.


This month the play is The Merchant of Venice.
Click on the link to hear the synopsis and discussion.

Pier One Theatre

Pier One Radio Theatre and KBBI present:

Shakespeare in Quarantine, by Jessica Golden,
directed by Maynard Smith.

With theatres closed to prevent the spread of sickness, William Shakespeare struggles to write King Lear while juggling working from home, parenting and managing his Twitter account.

Featuring: Val Sheppard (credited in this recording as "Peter"), Poppy Smith, Lindsey Schneider and Peter Norton.

 


 

Rising

Oct 23, 2020

In honor of International Day of Climate Action KBBI and Pier One Theatre proudly present Rising, an original radio play written by Brenda Dolma and produced with local talent.

  KBBI and Bluejaye Productions proudly present Knife Skills, an original piece written by Lindsey Schneider and produced with local talent now available for on demand listening. Knife Skills is the story of four kitchen workers at the edge of the world. A charming executive chef, an ambitious sous chef, a hardened line cook, and an innocent dishwasher form a strong friendship working long hours at a rural deluxe wilderness lodge in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska.

    KBBI and Bluejaye Productions proudly present Knife Skills, an original piece written by Lindsey Schneider and produced with local talent. Tune in live for radio theatre Sept 18th at 7pm on KBBI AM 890 or on kbbi.org. Knife Skills is the story of four kitchen workers at the edge of the world. A charming executive chef, an ambitious sous chef, a hardened line cook, and an innocent dishwasher form a strong friendship working long hours at a rural deluxe wilderness lodge in Lake Clark National Park, Alaska.

Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies

The coronavirus pandemic has forced a lot changes on individuals and organisations worldwide. Locally, non-profits have been scrambling to raise funds in new and different ways in an effort to make up for lost opportunities.
    Case in point: the Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies. In the wake of the cancelation of its main fundraiser this spring, it has shifted gears and is going online. Center board member Kelli Parker explains

KBBI

On the silhouette wall on Pioneer Avenue, there is a diminutive figure raising her hands to summon artists to action and excellence. That’s Mary Epperson: June 6, 1922 - April 11, 2016. Epperson moved to Alaska with her family in 1954. She was a homesteader, a music teacher, a founding citizen of the city of Homer, and an originator and organizer of the arts in Alaska. 

This past Saturday, June 6th, Homer Council on the Arts and organizations all over town celebrated Mary Epperson Day, established by the City of Homer in 2010.

Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Mariner Theater

Oct 6, 2017
Courtesy of Pier One Theater

Jesus Christ Superstar is coming to Homer. The rock musical, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber in the 1970s, is based on Jesus’s last week of life.

Pier One Theater’s Lance Peterson, Mark Robinson and Jennifer Norton are directing the play. Norton is very proud of her cast of 48 community members, and she warns that this production takes place somewhere a bit more modern than Jerusalem.

“Near-future dystopian alternate reality, definitely think Blade Runner,” Norton said.