REVIEW: “Beyond Therapy” at Victory Street Productions

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2000 You are warned at the very outset that you will hear vulagr language, water will be thrown and shots will be fired during the course of Christopher Durang’s “Beyond Therapy.” If you don’t like any or all of those things, please don’t go…

REVIEW: “Unnatural Screams of Death” at Victory Street Productions

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, October, 1999 Line up the usual suspects. A group of supernatural “experts” closeted in the PNA trying to raise the “troubled spirit that walks these halls”. Ouija boards, mystical crystals, seances. The light goes out – someone screams. Cue the buckets of stage blood. Whodunnit?…

REVIEW: “Grandma Sylvia’s Funeral” at Victory Street Productions

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August, 1999 Poor Grandma Sylvia! Ignominiously run over by a garbage truck in her golden years. See her family gather before the mortuary to pay their respects. See them greet family members from far away, holding their hankies before their eyes. Listen to them remembering…

REVIEW: “The Eternal Triangle” at Victory Street Productions

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June, 1999 Victory Street Productions launched their career with an outrageous audience participation comedy staged at the PNA back in April. An auspicious beginning for the new Adams-based community theatre group. Love it or hate it, “Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding” got right in your face,…

PREVIEW: The 1998 Fall Festival of Shakespeare

Preview article by Gail M. Burns, November, 1998 For the past two months students at McCann, Mt. Greylock, and eight other western Massachusetts high schools have been hard at work preparing their Shakespearean productions for public performance. This is the week that McCann will offer local audiences “A Midsummer Night’s…

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