Review: Broadway Bound Theatre Festival’s “Basic Glitch”

Review: Broadway Bound Theatre Festival’s “Basic Glitch”

Part “Westworld” and part “The Office,” Ms. Salazar-Amaro’s play comedically dips into broad strokes of what it means for systems to not be working; whether reproductive, organizational, managerial, or even afterlife structure, each of the four characters faces an unsatisfactory system they seek to improve.

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Review: "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at Shakespeare and Company

Review: "The Merry Wives of Windsor" at Shakespeare and Company

Unlike many of William Shakespeare's plays, the audience didn't need to know much about "The Merry Wives of Windsor" or read the script prior to attending in order to fully enjoy the performance. The cast, directed by Kevin G. Coleman, had the audience chuckling within minutes of starting the show making it clear that the next two hours of this outlandish farce would be nothing short of entertaining.

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Review: "Fully Committed" at TheatreWorks

Review: "Fully Committed" at TheatreWorks

It’s one of those near inevitable stops on the way to success for an actor to work at a restaurant, dealing with temperamental patrons, apathetic co-workers, and a pretentious supervisor or chef who feels that their work is the greatest gift ever given to man. Such is the case for Sam in Becky Mode’s “Fully Committed,” produced by TheaterWorks Hartford.

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Review: "Venus in Fur" at Theatre on the Ridge

Review: "Venus in Fur" at Theatre on the Ridge

Theatre on the Ridge should be congratulated for a fine summer festival encompassing drama, comedy, classics and Canadiana.  It has been a pool of diversity as wide as the Toronto Raptors’ fan base.  Their final production of David Ives’ ‘Venus in Fur’ deepens the pool even further with a witty production of a complex take on the battle of the sexes.

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Review: "At Black Lake" at the Tank

Review: "At Black Lake" at the Tank

Haunting questions about their childrens’ deaths. Nights of nostalgia melt into scalding accusations. Tension, both sexual and platonic, is rampant.

These are the circumstances for At Black Lake at The Tank – while not every question was answered, the production led the audience through an eerie and sensory experience to great success. 

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Review: "The Dixie Swim Club" at The Little Theatre of Manchester

Review: "The Dixie Swim Club" at The Little Theatre of Manchester

Armed with the knowledge that they have the ability to assemble a solid troupe of female actors, Little Theatre of Manchester has brought a light comedy about southern female camaraderie and the bonds of life long friendship in “The Dixie Swim Club” by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten.

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Review: A Delightfully Captivating “The Sabbath Girl” at The Penguin Rep

Review: A Delightfully Captivating “The Sabbath Girl” at The Penguin Rep

Living In these disturbing times, in a country filled with division, it is heartwarming to let go and enjoy this delightful romantic comedy. Happily, there is renewed hope that love can truly bring together the most unlikely of people. The world premiere of Cary Gitter’s play, The Sabbath Girl, Is now on stage at Penguin Rep Theatre. Described as “a contemporary romantic comedy with heart about the loneliness of big-city life and the possibility of finding love at work or even next door.”

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