Bravo to the cast and crew in general for a performance well done, in spite of the sound’s considerable flaws.
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Constellation’s Gilgamesh provides a colorful and active presentation of the outline of this hero’s journey that is well worth watching.
Overall, the energy and veracity of the cast as they showcased their wide range of talents and passions makes the Folger Theatre’s Twelfth Night a show worth seeing.
Faction of Fools’ production of The Lady Becomes Him is an enjoyable frolic through 17th-century Naples, peopled by a group of fun-loving actors.
Other Desert Cities is a good, rather than a great, script, and the success of a production rests largely with the quality of the acting. Arena’s production scores high in this respect.
The play is not a military history lesson; as Dead Wallenstein says to begin the show, “Forget the 30 Years’ War.” The conflict that matters is in the minds of the characters.
While full of strong acting and good technical theater, the production gives the audience ample opportunity to think about issues that continue to trouble modern societies.
Together with a very appreciative audience, Spamalot brought the house down in a send up of history, culture and theater that was as timeless and irreverent as Monty Python could ever be.
As someone who lived through the great days of the Civil Rights Movement, and the inspiration that Martin Luther King and others, warts and all, provided to the nation, I find it impossible not to be moved by the material of this play, warts and all.
If you enjoy soulful gospel hymns and edgy romance drama, I’d recommend you make a performance of Love Lies this week.