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Theater Review (Westport, CT): ‘Intimate Apparel’ by Lynn Nottage at Westport Country Playhouse

Nikki E. Walker in Intimate Apparel. Photo by Carol Rosegg

Featuring compelling characters that have been perfectly cast, an ingenious set design by Allen Moyer, and solid direction by Mary B. Robinson, 'Intimate Apparel' is a pleasure to watch from start to finish. Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Odd Birdz’ by Israeli Comedy Troupe Tziporela

tziporela odd birdz

'Odd Birdz' combines a hint of vaudeville and a touch of the Marx Brothers with moments of zany 'Laugh-In'-era humor and a dose of performance-art archness. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Carrie: the Musical’ at the Woodlawn Theatre

carrie the musical

Good performances and a solid production help to compensate for the show's rather weak score. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Priscilla, Queen of the Desert’ by Stephan Elliott and Allan Scott

priscilla queen of the desert

The acting and accents aren't the greatest, but fine singing voices will have you humming and singing the retro tunes hours after you leave the theatre. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘The Rocky Horror Show’

Rocky Horror Show

The audience-participation stalwart gets an imaginative revisualization in its annual staging at the Woodlawn Theatre. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Kinky Boots’ at the 5th Avenue Theatre

Kyle Taylor Parker in the national tour of 'Kinky Boots.' Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Despite a lackluster book, it would take a real grouch to totally write off 'Kinky Boots.' Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Six Passionate Women’ by Mario Fratti

Six Passionate Women by Mario Fratti at Theater for the New City

This comedy inspired by Federico Fellini's filmmaking foibles and womanizing ways starts amusingly, but ultimately disappoints. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Gitanjali [I Feel the Earth Move]’ by The Necessary Stage

Harrison (left) in a dance segment.
Photo credit: Caleb Ming / SURROUND

Despite a too-common plot, this entertaining play about an Indian Odissi dancer was well-acted and danced. Read More »

Theater Review (DC): ‘Evita’ at The Kennedy Center

CAROLINE BOWMAN (Eva); JOSH YOUNG (Che) & SEAN MacLAUGHLIN (Perón) in the National Tour of "EVITA" by TIM RICE and ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER; the Tony Award®-winning musical directed by MICHAEL GRANDAGE and choreographed by ROB ASHFORD; PHOTO CREDIT - Richard Termine; photo call: Tuesday, September 10, 2013; 1:00 PM at the Providence Performing Arts Center; Providence, Rhode Island; Photograph: © 2013 Richard Termine 
PHOTO CREDIT - Richard Termine

There’s just something about this score that doesn’t connect with me. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘The Pillowman’ by Martin McDonagh at SecondStory Repertory

Jalyn Green and Adam St. John in SecondStory Repertory's production of 'The Pillowman.' Photo by Michael Brunk / nwlens.com

“Riveting” and “engrossing” are easy adjectives to throw around in reviews, but here’s a production that truly earns them. Read More »