No matter where you look, you’ll find beauty and intrigue in this perhaps too clever (but still potent) adaptation of the classic novel.
Catey Sullivan - For the Sun-Times
As Helene (Linda Gehringer) tells her story in the one-woman production, love, joy and loss are inextricably bound up in the music of Billie Holiday.
Maria Callas’ life story and emotional trauma rises to the surface of the classes like a high “C” rising up in the emotional peak of an aria.
His lack of a past or any human contact agonizes the man who emerges from the mad doctor’s experiment.
“Pippin” is a circus of colored lights, fanciful costumes, steamy dances and the occasional backflip. Or so it at the Mercury Theater.
“Frederick” manages a difficult feat: It celebrates the imagination, dreams and the ability to truly see the wonder of the world.
Mighty forces are at work on every level in Pearl Cleage’s formidable play.
Delectable touring production of the Roald Dahl classic keeps the sweetness to a minimum.
No bolts in this laboratory creation, depicted here as a sentient garment worn by the dead.
Every day, the 17-year-old writer sees something worth describing in poetry. His words have earned him a spot at the Sept. 22 YAS! Fest.
From the opening notes of the Prologue, the production is sonically irresistible.
Wisely, director/choreographer Alex Sanchez keeps the sexed-up sensibility fueling Bob Fosse’s original choreography intact. But, oh, the plot.
At Paramount, leading lady Casey Shuler plays the Reese Witherspoon role with soaring, versatile voice work.
“Half way through a dance you can get super tired. But the audience energy gets you through,” says the teen, who will perform at YAS! Fest 2018.