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Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Water By the Spoonful’ by Quiara Alegría Hudes at the Cellar Theater

Gypsy Pantoja in “Water by the Spoonful"

The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner comes to San Antonio's Cellar Theater in a well-mounted production. Read More »

Theater Review (Off Broadway-NYC): ‘Behind the Mask’

Esther Chen in 'Behind the Mask.' Photo by Jonathan Slaff.

A Chinese acting troupe reluctantly comes together to rehearse an ancient play about a mythic hero and dictator tyrant king. They learn valuable lessons together and come to understand that the past isn't so far off after all. Human experience, destiny and truthful principles apply to all time. Read More »

Interview: Alfian Sa’at of Wild Rice’s Malaysia-Singapore Theatrical Collaboration ‘Another Country’ on Amos Yee and Singapore Theatre

Alfian Sa'at

"The ‘political’ is still a taboo, and the idea of what constitutes the political is really wide." Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Another Country’ by Alfian Sa’at and Wild Rice

The Malaysia Actors. Photo courtesy of Wild Rice, taken by Albert

This well-acted production is a collaborative project between Wild Rice's Ivan Heng who directs Singapore actors performing Malaysian texts and Malaysian theatre stalwart Jo Kukathas who takes the reins as director for Singapore texts performed by Malaysian actors. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Quarters’ by Arivazagan Thirugnanam at Avant Theatre

Quarters Singapore

'Quarters' has plenty of heart, but could've used some major script editing and trimming of characters to make it a tighter play and a better study of people living in close quarters. Read More »

Theater Review (Off-Broadway): Alicia Silverstone and Heather Lind in ‘Of Good Stock’ by Melissa Ross

Of Good Stock Manhattan Theatre Club - Stage I Cast List: Kelly AuCoin Greg Keller Heather Lind Nate Miller Jennifer Mudge Alicia Silverstone Production Credits: Lynne Meadow (director) Santo Loquasto (scenic design) Tom Broecker (costume design) Peter Kaczorowski (lighting design) Jill BC DuBoff (sound design) Other Credits: Written by: Melissa Ross

At a moment when lots of theater companies are experimenting with "immersive" productions, a solid traditional one like this meaty comedy, with all the creative pieces fitting together just right, is the true immersive art. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): Disney and Cameron Mackintosh’s ‘Mary Poppins’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

Mary Poppins Woodlawn Theatre

The Deco District's flagship theater takes on a Broadway behemoth, and the result is practically perfect in every way. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Timeheart’ and ‘Nerd Anarchy’

'Nerd Anarchy'

Two nerdy musical fantasies make their debuts at this year's Hollywood Fringe, with one being far more successful than the other. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): ‘Pride and Prejudice’ – a Musical Adaptation of Jane Austen’s Novel

Pride and Prejudice Theater for the New City

A commendable cast is let down by the material in this big, ambitious show. 'Pride and Prejudice' is still a darn good story, but this musical doesn't do it very proud. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Theater Reviews: ‘What Be G*d is Blessing’ and ‘The Legend of Bobby Darin’

Cliff Todd in 'The Legend of Bobby Darin'

Two different one-man shows covering two completely different topics have something in common: excellence in performance and craftsmanship. Read More »