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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 »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Wild Women of Planet Wongo’

'Wild Women of Planet Wongo' at Brooklyn Fireproof. Photo by Hunter Canning

This immersive sci-fi fantasy musical is crammed with good-natured energy and nonstop campy humor. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Off-Broadway): Chris Noth and Zach Grenier in Christopher Marlowe’s ‘Doctor Faustus’

Chris Noth in DOCTOR FAUSTUS. Photo by Joan Marcus

Classic Stage Company's new adaptation stars two actors best known for their TV roles, and tells Marlowe's story of a deal with the devil with gravitas along with plenty of humor both low and high. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: Penny Pollak’s ‘No Traveler’ and John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Danny and the Deep Blue Sea’

Penny Pollak in 'No Traveler'

An exciting avant-garde performance piece and an interesting reinterpretation of a modern classic are both making their West Coast debuts at this year's Fringe. Read More »

Hollywood Fringe Fest Theater Reviews: ‘Uncle Impossible’s Funtime Variety & Ice Cream Social’ and ‘Straitjacket Society Sketch Comedy’

uncle impossible

Comedy isn’t easy, as two sketch shows playing at this year’s Hollywood Fringe clearly demonstrate. Read More »