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Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Review: ‘Sin: A Pop Opera’ and ‘Annabella’

Annabella

A modern "Faust" and a musical fairy tale fail to live up to their full potential in their Fringe debuts. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ by Christopher Durang

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, Classic Theatre, San Antonio

The Classic Theatre finishes off its 2014-15 season with a well-mounted production of Christopher Durang's Tony-winning comedy. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Angry Housewives’ at ArtsWest

The cast of "Angry Housewives." Photo by Michael Brunk.

After a long run in the '80s, it probably shouldn't be a surprise that today 'Angry Housewives' is a quaint crowd-pleaser. Read More »

Theater Review (San Antonio): ‘The Irish Curse’ by Martin Casella

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The raunchy comedy about a special men's support group gets a well-produced revival under the auspices of AtticRep. Read More »

Theater Review Round-Up (Seattle): ‘The Comparables,’ ‘Chinglish’ & ‘Next to Normal’

Keiko Green, Cheyenne Casebier and Linda Gehringer in 'The Comparables.' Photo by Alabastro Photography

Reviews of shows from Seattle Repertory Theatre, ArtsWest, and SecondStory Repertory. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘The Flick’ by New Century Theatre Company

(l to r) Emily Chisholm, Sam Hagen and Tyler Trerise in NCTC's 'The Flick.' Photo by John Ulman.

Annie Baker’s Pulitzer-winning 'The Flick' is, in some ways, the theatrical equivalent of the slow cinema school. Read More »

Theater Review Round-up (Seattle): ‘Sprawl’ by WET, ‘The Secretaries’ by Theater Schmeater, and ‘The Lower Depths’ by Theatre Machine

(l to r) Megan Ahiers, Ashley Flannegan, Ashley Banker, Lisa Viertel and Monica Wulzen in Theater Schmeater's 'The Secretaries.'

Reviews of three productions that opened in Seattle this past weekend, from Washington Ensemble Theatre, Theater Schmeater and Theatre Machine. Read More »

Theater Review (DC): ‘Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’

Ace-Young-as-Joseph-and-Diana-DeGarmo-as-Narrator-in-“Jacob-Sons”-Photography-by-Daniel-A.-Swalec

The entire 2nd act was fun, lively, mostly upbeat, and the rousing closing number left a big smile on my face. I wished the entire show had this kind of spirit, spunk, and energy. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘All the Way’ by Robert Schenkkan at Seattle Repertory Theatre

Jack Willis (center, as Lyndon B. Johnson) and the cast of Seattle Repertory Theatre’s 'All the Way.' Photo by Chris Bennion.

'All the Way,' Robert Schenkkan’s chronicle of the first year of Lyndon B. Johnson’s presidency, is a lucid, absorbing depiction of one of America’s most fascinating leaders. Read More »

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 »