MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET MusicalFare Theatre/Daemen College
It’s one of the most ridiculed credits in entertainment: Based on real events.
What’s different about “Million Dollar Quartet” is that it’s based on a recording tape of the real events, December 4, 1956 in the Sun Records studio in Memphis.
Apr 22, 2017, 01:22
THE TRIAL OF TRAYVON MARTIN Subversive Theatre/Manny Fried Playhouse
Gary Earl Ross’ “The Trial of Trayvon Martin” is a: What if? play.
What if: Instead of George Zimmerman killing Trayvon Martin and pleading he was standing his ground, Zimmerman died and Martin was charged with killing the gun-obsessed neighborhood watch stalker?
Apr 14, 2017, 16:52
THE CORRESPONDENTThe New Phoenix Theatre
Let’s put it in one sentence: “The Correspondent” isn’t very good.
Mar 31, 2017, 14:25
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