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Sexy Dirty Bloody Scary at the Mainline Theatre: February 2011

“Sexy Dirty Bloody Scary does for theatre what Tom Waits does for music,” stated Jeremy Hechtman, the director of MainLine Theatre’s upcoming production. While this accounts for the pulp quality of the show, this would only be true if Waits pulled … Continue reading

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MöcShplat at The Centaur Theatre: February 2011

 When I read the tagline for Geordie Theatre’s MöcShplat—”Shakespeare … in a language you can finally understand”—I assumed they were being ironic. But this clown version of Macbeth, told only in gibberish, was not only easy to understand, it also made the … Continue reading

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Joe Louis: An American Romance with Infinite Theatre: January 2011

David Sherman’s Joe Louis: An American Romance is the perfect event to kick-off Black History Month. Thematically and visually complex, the play explores the life of Joe Louis—the African-American heavyweight boxing champion of the world—through flashbacks, fictional scenes, and historical … Continue reading

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[Title of Show] at University of King’s College: November 2012

They say that less is more, and it has never been more true that with [Title of Show] that opened this past Tuesday. Yet, something was missing from the show that would have made it unforgettable. [Title of Show] is a musical … Continue reading

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The Penelopiad at University of King’s College: November 2012

  DISCLAIMER: I will go into some detail about the plot throughout this review. Consider yourselves spoiler-alerted. If you want to read the review to decide whether or not to see the show, just read the last paragraph. Or just … Continue reading

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ART at University of King’s College: November 2012

Yasmin Reza’s ART that opened the season of KTS was embraced by a receptive audience, yet overall the show was hit and miss. ART is about a white painting (that isn’t white) that changes the relationship of three men. It’s … Continue reading

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