SHAKESPEARE IN LOVEAvon Theatre/Stratford Festival
Since movies started well over a century ago, there is a long tradition of stage shows turning up on the big screen.
There is much less of a tradition of the reverse, movies being turned into stage shows.
Jun 24, 2016, 23:43
DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Second Generation Theatre/Lancaster Opera Housee
It’s that scene in some resort where the cruise ship is just docked and is disgorging thousands of people anxious to spend money.
Jun 17, 2016, 22:11
AN IDEAL HUSBAND Irish Classical Theatre Company/Andrews Theater
In an age when nothing put on the Web ever goes away, there’s an irony in Oscar Wilde’s “An Ideal Husband” when a rich and powerful British politician is forced to pay the price for something secret he did in his youth, no one is supposed to know about.
Jun 8, 2016, 14:44
COMPANY "O'Connell & Company/Park School
Summer can be a fascinating time in local theater since there are strong performers who can’t work during the school year and there is a larger pool than usual of performers for casting.
Jun 3, 2016, 02:15
ALICE IN WONDERLAND Festival Theatre/Shaw Festival
Director and adapter Peter Hinton keeps his musical version of “Alice in Wonderland” moving quickly, so fast that the weaknesses of the original story by Lewis Carroll don’t show.
May 25, 2016, 14:13
MRS WARREN'S PROFESSION Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
Vivie Warren is that worst kind of college graduate, the kind certain of knowing more than anyone else and absolutely certain of moral superiority.
May 20, 2016, 13:17
UNCLE VANYA Court House Theatre/Shaw Festival
A major contribution to the theater scene involves producing what are considered classic plays, like the Shaw Festival producing Anton Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya.”
May 18, 2016, 13:21
OUR TOWN Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
I will start by saying I am not a fan of Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town,” even while recognizing it’s considered a pillar of the Canon of American theatre.
May 18, 2016, 01:29
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Mar 18, 2016, 18:46
THE NEXT WHISKY BAR Studio Underground/Shaw Festival
A clue to Kurt Weill’s work is the people who wrote lyrics for his music: Bertolt Brecht, Ira Gershwin, Langston Hughes, Elmer Rice, Maxwell Anderson and Roger Fernay.
Perhaps his best known work was the collaboration with Brecht, “The Threepenny Opera” and its legendary “Mack the Knife.”
Aug 26, 2015, 23:13
THE DIVINE: A PLAY FOR SARAH BERNHARDT Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
Lord Acton was right: “Power corrupts and absolute power corrupts absolutely.”
And that’s what Michel Marc Bouchard’s “The Divine: A Play for Sarah Bernhardt,” is about, a time when the absolute power of the Catholic Church in Quebec corrupted the province, the people and the church.
Aug 24, 2015, 13:18
West Seneca’s only hope of changing its direction is to vote out the incumbents
"Politicians and diapers must be changed often, and for the same reason." - Mark Twain
Aug 22, 2015, 13:41
THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES Studio Theatre/Shaw Festival
Tony Kusher posits a plausible base for one of life’s increasingly serious questions: What do you do when you realize you are descending into dementia from a life which is built on thought and memory?
Aug 21, 2015, 13:09
LIGHT UP THE SKY Festival Theatre/Shaw Festival
So often in theater, a play about the stage is a mesh and mélange of every cliché ever written about the theater.
Aug 13, 2015, 02:47
PYGMALION Festival Theatre/Shaw Festival
No, this isn’t Henry Higgins and Col. Pickering dancing around a luxury flat with a reformed and recreated guttersnipe.
Jul 17, 2015, 15:56