January 4, 2020

Closing out 2019 and sending us into the new decade, Nonsense Theatre Company presents Neil LaBute's Reasons to be Pretty as their inaugural performance. Directed by Nonsense cofounder Gabriella Ashlin, the piece ran through December 30th at the Retreat.

At a first...

December 19, 2019

When one man comes upon a small convent of German nuns in the American Southwest, he is presented with an impossible task: build a church. Knowing nothing about the materials of the region, speaking not a word of German or Spanish, and having nothing but his own two ha...

December 19, 2019

The commercialization of Christmas seems to come up every year - are we too far gone away from the true spirit of the season, believing in the illogical, improbable, and unseen? Perhaps no Christmas classic better addresses the issue than the 1947 film Miracle on 34th...

December 11, 2019

Imagine one of the most epic battle stories ever written, played out on a stage that's barely larger than a bedroom. Don't think it can be done? Think again.

Voices Found Repertory brings the fight for what may be their most ambitious project yet: Shakespeare's Henry V....

December 11, 2019

Between the snarky Conan Doyle novels, the cheeky Downey Jr film, or the dark BBC series, it's not a far cry to say that folks don't typically associate the beloved 221 Baker St detective with the most wonderful time of the year. However, an adaptation by Michael Menen...

December 10, 2019

Marley was dead - there's no doubt about that fact, especially if you've been attending theatre during the holiday season. A Christmas Carol is the classic Dickens' story of redemption (and ghosts), brought to life by many a company each year.

This year, Lake Country Pl...

November 22, 2019

The most delicate, sensitive princess story of all... told through the raunchiest, most irreverent happily ever after. Once Upon a Mattress is a jazzed (and boozed) up edition of The Princess and the Pea, put up by Carroll University in partnership with Theater RED thr...

November 19, 2019

"With an outstretch'd throat I'll tell the world aloud what man thou art."

"Who will believe thee, Isabel? [...] Say what you can, my false o'erweighs your true."

An unjust sentence leads a young woman to plead with a man of power. His offer is simple: her virginity for...

November 19, 2019

Welcome to a place that pervades time, and in a sense, all other laws of this Earth. It is bleak and dreary, and terribly redundant, day-in and day-out. Here resides Agatha, with iron grip over her sister and staff. Welcome to The Moors. This absurd and surreal piece t...

November 9, 2019

Nestled in the makeshift performance space of Plymouth Church resides Boulevard Theatre's latest work: Stephen Sachs' Bakersfield Mist. Directed by Mark Bucher, he piece raises relevant questions, down to the core of what makes art true, and who gets to say so.

David Fl...

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