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All in all, Encore’s Sleeping Beauty was an enjoyable performance with laughter and love. And, of course, the happy ending.
As Rothko says at the beginning and near the end of the play, “What do you see?” To anyone interested in cracking good theater, Elden Street’s production is art worth seeing.
The Hampton Years is smart and ambitious, a script full of promise. However, in its current format and production, The Hampton Years felt more like a class about art than a piece of art about academia.
Though at times confusing with characters hurrying through a scene, the Providence Players of Fairfax made positive use of a detailed set and situations to take a funny look at farce in the mid 19th century.
Laurel Mills Playhouse’s exuberant production vividly conveys the passion and confusion of young people trying to cope with the exhilaration and anxiety of an unusually turbulent and difficult time.
This exquisitely complex production is what theatre should be: Spectacle that also tells a story and conveys a sense of wonder.
Although there were a few lighting and pacing problems, The 39 Steps was enjoyed by a good-sized audience with a cast that was comfortable and enjoyed creating an evening of laughter and merriment.
The Three Musketeers, an original adaptation by Ben Cunis and Peter Cunis, was a dizzying spectacle of fighting, dancing and repartee.