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REVIEW: Another Look at Dracula‘s Bite (COLLIDE)

The cast of COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company's Dracula.  COLLIDE Theatrical Dance Company reprises its 2016 production of Dracula for the Halloween season at the Ritz Theatre. I decided to see it because I have been interested in Dracula-themed productions ever since I learned that my paternal grandfather was originally from Romania's Transylvania

REVIEW: Wedding Band Still Packs Gunpowder (Penumbra Theatre)

The course of love does not run smooth for Julia (Dame-Jasmine Hughes) and Herman (Peter Christian Hansen) in Penumbra Theatre's production of Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black And White. Photo by Allen Weeks. Penumbra Theatre opens its 41st season with an explosive production of Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in

REVIEW: Ebullient Balloonacy Returns (Children’s Theatre Company)

Robert Dorfman is followed by a mischievous red balloon in Balloonacy. Photo by Dan Norman. The Children’s Theatre Company revival of the play Balloonacy provides just the right level of silliness and heart for the preschool crowd. Barry Kornhauser wrote the play as part of CTC's Early Childhood Initiative. Director Peter

REVIEW: Gripping All the Way (History Theatre)

A photo composite placing Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey and President Lyndon B. Johnson in a cabinet meeting with President Lyndon B. Johnson meeting with Martin Luther King, Jr. in the White House Cabinet Room. Photos by Yoichi Okamoto. The History Theatre's production of All the Way is a rare thing:

REVIEW: Sweet Second String (Yellow Tree Theatre)

Jessica Lind Peterson and Jason Peterson in Yellow Tree Theatre's String. Photo by Justin Cox. Yellow Tree Theatre is a professional theatre that is in my backyard. Well, not quite my backyard, but it is relatively so, being the only theatre that I can drive to without taking the freeway.

REVIEW: Engelbert Humperdinck in Fine Form (Ordway)

Englebert Humperdinck in a 2011 concert.  When I was first asked if I would review Engelbert Humperdinck’s concert at Ordway Center, my first reaction was that I thought he was dead.  After going to Sunday’s performance, however, I am glad to say that this octogenarian is not only alive, but possesses