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Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Fangs’ at Eclectic Theater

(Clockwise) Chris Macdonald, Samantha Routh, Ashley Bagwell and Shane Regan in Eclectic Theater's production of 'Fangs.'

Mining dark comedy out of bouts of emotional cruelty and pointed mind games, Fangs plays like a reasonably sharp Tracy Letts facsimile. 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 (Seattle): ‘Mary’s Wedding’

Maya Sugarman and Conner Neddersen in NCTC's production of 'Mary's Wedding.' Photo by Chris Bennion

NCTC maintains its high standards with a largely beautiful, strongly acted production of Stephen Massicotte’s Mary’s Wedding, but it’s limited by a trite text. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Buyer and Cellar’ at the Mark Taper Forum

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Playwright Jonathan Tolins and star Michael Urie take on the legend of Barbara Streisand and the cult of celebrity with riotous results. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘The Way You Look Tonight’ by Peter Lefcourt

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An intriguing premise is squandered in a well-staged but essentially ho-hum romantic comedy. Read More »

Review (LA): ‘The Last Temptation of Paula Deen’ and ‘God of Abraham’ at the Hollywood Fringe

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A comic celebrity profile and a surreal sketch show wrapped up the Fringe's final weekend. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘First Elders’ and ‘I Want to Bury My Testimony’ at the Hollywood Fringe

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Two gay-themed plays making their debuts at the Fringe are an energetic coming-of-age story and a mawkish fantasy. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘The Hunchback of Seville’ at Washington Ensemble Theatre

The cast of WET's 'The Hunchback of Seville.' Photo by Cassandra Bell

A farce with the attention span of sketch comedy (and a hit-to-miss joke ratio to match)! Read More »

Theater Review (Westport): ‘Sing for Your Shakespeare’ at Westport Country Playhouse

L-R: Britney Coleman, Karen Akers, Stephen DeRosa (foreground),
Constantine Germanacos, Darius de Haas, and Laurie Wells.
Photo by Carol Rosegg

I was reminded of being forced to watch old Lawrence Welk episodes with my grandmother. All that's missing are the bubbles. Read More »

Theater Review (LA): ‘Dorian’s Descent’

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Oscar Wilde’s cautionary tale from 1890 is adapted for the musical stage in an overlong and repetitive production. Read More »