Review: CABARET at Theatre at the Center

Review: CABARET at Theatre at the Center

CABARET, with music by Fred Ebb, lyrics by John Kander, and a book by Joe Masteroff, revolutionized Broadway and solidified Director Hal Prince’s place in the American Musical Theater when it premiered in 1966.

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Review: TIGHT END at 20% Theatre Company

Review: TIGHT END at 20% Theatre Company

Pictured: Erich Peltz and Bryce Saxon. Photo by kClare McKellaston. By Elizabeth Ellis A friend of mine lived in a small town in Texas for several years. She often spoke of how, like in the film and TV show Friday Night Lights, everyone happily arranged their lives and activities around the high...

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Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Citadel Theatre

Review: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE at Citadel Theatre

When an audience isn’t sure what to make of the work on stage, isn’t sure if they should laugh or shift nervously in their seats, it can be brutal to be an actor trying to bridge the gap and pull them in.

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Review: SHE LOVES ME at Marriott Theatre

Review: SHE LOVES ME at Marriott Theatre

SHE LOVES ME is sheer perfection. It has long been a favorite musical of mine, so I admit bias upfront, but there is a reason it has stood the test of time and remained on my top 10 list.

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Review: LADY X: THE MUSICAL at Hell in a Handbag Productions

Review: LADY X: THE MUSICAL at Hell in a Handbag Productions

Hell in a Handbag Productions begins its 15th season with a bang. LADY X: THE MUSICAL is a campy noir musical. Coupled with a few cocktails, it is the perfect antidote to escape this dumpster fire world.

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Drury Lane’s CHICAGO Has That Razzle Dazzle

Drury Lane’s CHICAGO Has That Razzle Dazzle

Every town loves a good murder story that is twisted in half-truths, exploited by the media, and smothered in provacative scandal.

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Solid Supporting Cast Can’t Save Drawn Out NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES

Solid Supporting Cast Can’t Save Drawn Out NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES

Pictured (l-r): Joshua J. Volkers, Rudy Galvan, Tamarus Harvell, Raphael Diaz, Matthew Garry, Juwan Lockett, Luke Daigle. Photo by Dean La Prairie.  Review: NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES at Raven Theatre By Jude Hansen NOT ABOUT NIGHTINGALES is an incredibly tedious production fraught with some really puzzling directorial choices. Starting with the use...

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Lyric Opera’s MY FAIR LADY Will Have Audiences Dancing All Night

Lyric Opera’s MY FAIR LADY Will Have Audiences Dancing All Night

In Richard E. Grant’s smug and daffy Higgins and Lisa O’Hare’s spitfire and ever resilient Eliza, this MY FAIR LADY gives us a pair that could not be more well-matched.

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Stakes Aren’t High Enough for No Stakes’ CABARET

Stakes Aren’t High Enough for No Stakes’ CABARET

The No Stakes Theatre Project lives up to its namesake with its current production of CABARET. I don’t need to summarize this show for you. You know it. And in 2017, you wouldn’t think a musical about the rise of Nazi Germany would be relevant. But here we are.

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Strong Cast and Creatives Shine in MY NAME IS ANNIE KING

Strong Cast and Creatives Shine in MY NAME IS ANNIE KING

Pictured: (l-r): Foline Roos, Jeff Mills, Royen Kent, Paige Daigle, Maeghan Looney, Amanda Giles and Demi Zaino. Photo by Evan Hanover. Review: MY NAME IS ANNIE KING at Underscore Theatre Company By Bec Willet Bluegrass-inspired thriller musical MY NAME IS ANNIE KING is the latest offering from new-musical champions Underscore Theatre...

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