This retrospective review looks back on the Midtown Men (above)'s performance last month at the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts. I attended The Midtown Men at the Ordway Concert Hall the same week I saw Jersey Boys for the first time. When I arrived at the concert it, seemed to
John A.W. Stephens in Gremlin Theatre's production of Taking Shakespeare. Photo by Alyssa Kristine Photography. John Murrell’s play Taking Shakespeare is a story about a burnt-out professor and a young man at a transformative time in his life. Gremlin Theatre’s Artistic Director Peter Christian Hansen directs this show with a small but
The ensemble of Dr. Seuss' The Lorax, now playing at the Children's Theatre Company. Photo by Dan Norman. “[U]nless someone likes you cares a whole awful lot, nothing is going to get better. It’s not.” These words sum up the essence of the Children’s Theatre Company’s current musical production of the Dr.
Chris Stevens, Corey Greenan, Jonny Wexler, and Tommaso Antico as Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons in the national tour of Jersey Boys. Photo by Joan Marcus. The excitement of the Broadway touring company playing this week at the Orpheum Theatre demonstrates why Jersey Boys: The Story of Frankie Valli &
The cast of the Something Rotten national tour. Photo by Jeremy Daniel. Something may be rotten in the state of Denmark, but the musical Something Rotten playing at the Orpheum Theatre is simply delightful. John O’Farrell and Karey Kirkpatrick wrote the book for this Broadway musical, and Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick
Michelle de Joya (#11) and Wolves teammates in the Jungle Theater's production of The Wolves. Photo by Dan Norman. Engrossing. Authentic. Astounding. The words aptly describe the Jungle Theater’s current production of The Wolves which opened last week. Playwright Sarah DeLappe’s play about a women's soccer team was one of last year’s
Dean Holt as Corduroy in the Children's Theatre Company production of Corduroy. Photo by Dan Norman. The Children’s Theatre Company is showing the world premiere of the play Corduroy written by Barry Kornhauser. Kornhauser has a great taste for ageless physical humor; he also penned the fanciful Balloonacy, which was recently