Theater

Academy's Godspell Is Fun and Whimsical
April 21, 2019 No Commentby

Academy’s Godspell Is Fun and Whimsical

In response to Christian criticisms of the portrayal of Jesus Christ put forth in Godspell, composer Stephen Schwartz added the ...

The Gamm's True West Explores the Polarity of Human Nature
April 19, 2019 No Commentby

The Gamm’s True West Explores the Polarity of Human Nature

“Who will provide the grand design, what is yours and what is mine? ‘Cause there is no more new frontier, ...

But Is the Script on Golden Plates?
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

But Is the Script on Golden Plates?

The show that has been dubbed “the best musical of this century,” The Book of Mormon, returns to PPAC this month. ...

Trinity's Little Shop of Horrors Offers Fans a Lot of Fun ... and a Few Missteps
April 17, 2019 No Commentby

Trinity’s Little Shop of Horrors Offers Fans a Lot of Fun … and a Few Missteps

For my money, and for as silly and irreverent as it truly is, there is almost no musical more difficult ...

American Drag Reaches Epic Heights: Epic's latest is a big show that asks the big questions
April 15, 2019 No Commentby

American Drag Reaches Epic Heights: Epic’s latest is a big show that asks the big questions

The Epic Theatre Company and Kevin Broccoli have got game. There is no denying it. Theatre 82, at the Artists’ ...

<i>Norman, Is That You?</i> at TCRI - That '70s Play
April 12, 2019 No Commentby

Norman, Is That You? at TCRI – That ’70s Play

In TCRI’s Norman, Is That You?, Ben Chambers (Steven Taschereau), a dry cleaner from Dayton, Ohio, who is just past 50 ...

When I Grow Up Cabaret Performs at the Courthouse
April 12, 2019 No Commentby

When I Grow Up Cabaret Performs at the Courthouse

It’s a beautiful spring day as I climb the stairs at the Courthouse Center for the Arts, where I can ...

High School Kids and Academy's High School Musical
April 10, 2019 No Commentby

High School Kids and Academy’s High School Musical

There are few things that make me happier than young people taking on the responsibility and vision of putting on ...

<i>The Diary of Anne Frank</i> at Arctic – Moving Story, Superb Performances, Flawed Script
April 7, 2019 No Commentby

The Diary of Anne Frank at Arctic – Moving Story, Superb Performances, Flawed Script

The diary of Anne Frank is among the most widely read historical documents of the 20th century, but its provenance ...

ECAS' Divorciadas, Evangelicas y Vegetarianas Is Clever and Funny
April 6, 2019 No Commentby

ECAS’ Divorciadas, Evangelicas y Vegetarianas Is Clever and Funny

Sometimes a play is able to slip in a message unnoticed, all while coming across as light, breezy entertainment. In ...