THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
The show just makes me uncomfortable, Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” on Shakespeare in Delaware Park’s new stage.
Aug 16, 2016, 23:21
THE DANCE OF DEATH Studio Theatre/Shaw Festival
You can count on a few things from the Swedish playwright, depressing story, fantastic characters and social issues.
Aug 16, 2016, 19:13
SWEENEY TODD:The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Festival Theatre/Shaw Festival
As the baker’s assistant slashes the throat of murderous Sweeney Todd, there was applause from a group of seats near me.
Aug 16, 2016, 18:45
MASTER HAROLD...AND THE BOYS Court House Theatre/ Shaw Festival
The fault line of history runs across the Court House Theatre stage.
Unfortunately, that’s also theatrical history.
Aug 13, 2016, 00:13
BREATH OF KINGS: REBELLION AND BREATH OF KINGS: REDEMPTION Tom Patterson Theatre/Stratford Festival
Basically, Graham Abbey left out the slow parts.
The veteran actor, director and theater company founder pieced together four of Shakespeare’s History plays into two blocks of theater.
Jul 20, 2016, 12:25
A WOMAN OF NO IMPORTANCE Festival Theatre/Shaw Festival
Oscar Wilde wrote “A Woman of No Importance” in his own time, first on stage in 1893.
For the Shaw Festival production, director Eda Holmes and designer Michael Gianfrancesco moved the play to 1951 and used designs of Cecil Beaton for the lavish costumes of the upper crust women who populate the show.
Jul 9, 2016, 23:53
ENGAGED Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
While it’s, at least for now, the United Kingdom, that disguises some major differences between England and Scotland, like the entire legal system.
Jul 9, 2016, 13:46
THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD Court House Theatre/Shaw Festival
George Bernard Shaw attacked organized religion with his novella “The Adventures of the Black Girl in Her Search for God” and Lisa Codrington has expanded it for a new play under the aegis of the Shaw Festival, using Shaw’s title.
Jul 8, 2016, 02:13
A CHORUS LINE Festival Theatre/Stratford Festival
In the vast expanse of Stratford’s Festival Theatre before a packed house, “A Chorus Line” kicks off with dash and flash, an amazing 18 minutes of dance.
Jul 1, 2016, 15:57
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Avon 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
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