ACT's new manager steps in to direct Gore Vidal's 'Visit to a Small Planet'
When Sara Athans got the job as executive director of Anchorage Community Theatre last year, she didn’t think she’d have to direct a show in her first season. And she certainly didn’t count on being “creeped out” by a mechanical cat in the cast.
“I was only hired in April,” she said. “I wasn’t on the committee that picked the shows we’re doing this year.” Including the one that opens March 4, “Visit to a Small Planet.”
Born and raised in Anchorage, Athans studied both theater and theater management in Texas and England before returning to her hometown. Her first year as the head of... read more
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