CHICAGO – Blood spills in this twisted family drama featuring one daughter’s single-minded mission to avenge her murdered father. MAGNIFICENTLY THEATRICAL AND DEVASTATINGLY MOVING Richard Strauss at the height of his powers: This suspenseful story of murder and vengeance roars to life thanks to Richard Strauss’s pulse-pounding music. The brutal splendor of Strauss’s score grabs
Archives for December 2018
Besides the visuals, the big draw here is TV star T.R. Knight as the overinflated Bottom. He mines every opportunity for funny business — in and out of the donkey’s head — and his acting troupe’s performance of the lovers’ tragedy Pyramus & Thisbe brings down the house with overwrought bathos and underprepared stagecraft, as well any Midsummer should.
Renaud and Schmidt’s play offers a much-needed and admired message about tolerance and being true to oneself. There can never be too many reminders that bigotry is wrong.
The finest performance given opening night was by Marc Prince as Horse, the dulcet-voiced African American man who absolutely goes there in the discussion of racist expectations of sexual prowess.
By Jori Waldron Emerald City Theater is putting on a production of Fantastic Mr. Fox this holiday season. This production is faithful to the book by Roald Dahl, with songs based on those Dahl put into the book. an example is the song of the three farmers: Boggis (Aaron Lawson), and Bunce (Isa Arciniegas) and