Falcon Theater


A two-character play featuring two historical figures who had a tempestuous friendship is coming to the stage of Newport's Falcon Theatre starting Friday, March 20. The Agitators by Mat Smart tells the tale of the relationship between Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, and the actor portraying Douglass, Elliott Young, previews this production in a conversation with Jim Stump.


Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Pauletta Hansel's latest book of poems, Coal Town Photograph, and previews an upcoming musical/spoken word presentation of the book at the Newport Branch of the Campbell County Public Library.

Falcon Theatre 30th Anniversary Season

Sep 20, 2019

Newport's Falcon Theatre is celebrating its 30th Anniversary season during 2019-20 and will kick off the season with a fun production of The 39 Steps.

Actor Ryan Poole visits with Jim Stump to talk about this madcap take on a 1914 script (Alfred Hitchcock made a movie of it in the 1930's) and previews some of the upcoming productions coming to the Falcon stage.

While the names and the plot are familiar, the action takes on a farcical tone in Falcon Theater's new production of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

"Don't Cross the Streams" Returns

Mar 8, 2013

During last year’s Fringe Festival, one of the most popular presentations was a new musical with the 80’s movie blockbuster Ghostbusters as its basis. Don’t Cross the Streams: The Cease and Desist Musical is getting its first full theatrical production from Falcon Theatre and Hugo West Theatricals, starting on March 15 at Newport’s Monmouth Theater. Jim Stump finds out more about the genesis of this show and this stage production from co-writer Mike Hall and cast member Tom Highley.

Soldier Come Home

Jan 18, 2013

The Newport Branch of the Campbell County Public Library will commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Civil War with a presentation of the dramatic Soldier Come Home, a play based on the historic Civil War Letters of Mary Luke Pringle, her husband Philip W. Pringle, and family members, written 1859-1865, presented by the Falcon Theater. Music of the era will be provided by the trio Raison d’Etre. Jim Stump talks with two of the actors, Ted Weil and Elizabeth Molloy, about this historic, and emotional, production taking place on Friday, January 25.