One line zingers, swashbuckling swordplay, the ghost of a long dead actor and a young actor not sure of which direction to point his life make this a fun evening of comedy and theatre.
Evita (Joanna Russell) and Che (Ryan Burch) may dominate the Theater Barn stage in this rarely done Andrew Lloyd Webber musical, but it is the whole cast which make this production special, say our online critics.
Rigoletto is possibly the most popular tragic opera in the repertory – and it was a whole new adventure for our theatre critic, Gail Burns. She marveled at its big sound in the intimacy of Hubbard Hall in Cambridge, NY.
Larry Murray reviews the play, which as its title implies, is about friends and interventions – politically as in supporting going to war – and personally, as in trying to prevent a friend from drinking themselves to death.
An entrancing evening of theatre history, through the eyes of Ira Aldridge, played by John Douglas Thompson.
A huge cast hurtles through the funniest play of the year with director Julianne Boyd never taking her foot off the gas pedal. Burns and Murray review playwright John Guare’s take on the original play and film, where he has blended the two together for one zany evening of screwball comedy.
In a production as luminous as its cast, the Williamstown Theatre Festival takes a raw new look at O’Neill’s bitterly poetic “A Moon for the Misbegotten.”
Taking place during the time of her daughter Joan’s dramatic rise and fall, Tina Packer brings tremendous energy to the title role, rendering Isabelle an ageless Everymother.