2015 Shows

Hell with the Holidays

Ah, it\’s that time of year: the often trying occasion of getting together with family to celebrate the holidays! With the accumulating pressures of decorating, shopping, and planning, who has the energy left to endure yet another assemblage of those people who are by accidents of birth, relatives. Welcome to Christmas with the Holiday family! …

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GILDA STRIKES GOLD: Golden Girls LIVE!

Imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and we sincerely love Bea Arthur, Rue McClanahan, Betty White, and Estelle Getty as the iconic culture sensation of the 1980s, The Golden Girls. Gilda Shedstecker Presents! is excited to bring another bold parody to the Kathleen Howland Theatre. We fondly and gently poke fun at our …

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Blanche, more people have kissed you than have kissed the Pope\’s ring.

When I was a little tyke, my older sister and my cousins used to occasionally dress me as a girl. My mom thought it was cute. Somewhere there is a black and white photo of me about age 3 in an Easter ensemble complete with hat, gloves, and purse, smiling for the camera. Let me …

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It takes a family

This past weekend we opened The Lightbearer by Shane Riggs, and it\’s been an exceptional experience. It\’s a perfect example of why Gilda Shedstecker Presents! is more than just doing theatre for us. This cast has had a wonderful rapport, expanding our family with a friend we\’ve been courting for our stage, performed an amazingly …

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Gilda Shedstecker Presents Fallen Angels

Gilda Shedstecker Presents! Fallen Angels

I first saw this show when I was working at the Public Theatre in Pittsburgh and it was so delightful, I fell in love with it. Fallen Angels  has been called Noel Coward\’s funniest play, and that\’s saying something! So this June Gilda Shedstecker Presents! the Roaring Twenties of Downton Abbey and Gatsby at the …

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And now a word about directions

It gives me great pleasure to share some insight for the future of Gilda Shedstecker Presents! As founder and Artistic Director of this company, my focus will continue to be on presenting the irreverent comedies that I love. There are plans in the works for productions of Golden Girls on stage, a Gilda version of …

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Abraham Lincoln Big Gay Dance Party! Tickets now on sale

Tickets for Gilda Shedstecker Presents! Abraham Lincoln\’s Big Gay Dance Party, by Aaron Loeb are now on sale! This play is in turn outrageously funny and frighteningly serious as it tells the story of the \”Trial of the Century:\” An elementary school teacher is fired in Menard County, Illinois, when her 4th grade Christmas pageant …

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