Review: “Wow Wee 2! Adventures of a Little Girl Killbot” at the Producers Club

Review: “Wow Wee 2! Adventures of a Little Girl Killbot” at the Producers Club

Four shows and 16 overall performances later, the Improvisational Repertory Theatre Ensemble’s 2018 season has reached its end. For their season finale, thankfully, I was finally able to catch them on their opening night, for once. Unfortunately, while it may not have been outright bad, their last show of the season also proved to be perhaps their least satisfying, in terms of its comedic bite.

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Review: “IRTE Noir” at the Producers Club

Review: “IRTE Noir” at the Producers Club

Conceived and directed by Curt Dixon, the show is – as the title might suggest – a spoof of an old-school, 1920s-style murder mystery, with one character being killed off early on, thus leading the detective (as portrayed by IRTE regular Robert Baumgardner) to determine whom among the rest of the ensemble committed the deed. Over the course of this comedic melodrama, I admit that I thought that I had figured it out myself, without evening looking at the supposed hints dropped by another character…only to have myself proven wrong toward the end!

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