The script is funny. The direction and added bits are delightful. Above all else, Heather Marie Beck as Sister Robert Anne is not to be missed.
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You’ve got embezzlement, bribery, intimidation by threat of lawsuit, sexual hypocrisy, political chicanery and mental maladies ranging from narcissism and anal obsession to infatuation addiction and paranoid schizophrenia.
All in all, Encore’s Sleeping Beauty was an enjoyable performance with laughter and love. And, of course, the happy ending.
As Rothko says at the beginning and near the end of the play, “What do you see?” To anyone interested in cracking good theater, Elden Street’s production is art worth seeing.
The Hampton Years is smart and ambitious, a script full of promise. However, in its current format and production, The Hampton Years felt more like a class about art than a piece of art about academia.
Though at times confusing with characters hurrying through a scene, the Providence Players of Fairfax made positive use of a detailed set and situations to take a funny look at farce in the mid 19th century.
Laurel Mills Playhouse’s exuberant production vividly conveys the passion and confusion of young people trying to cope with the exhilaration and anxiety of an unusually turbulent and difficult time.
Whether it be through angry exchanges, tears, or well-timed awkward humor that breaks the tension; every moment is spell-binding.
This exquisitely complex production is what theatre should be: Spectacle that also tells a story and conveys a sense of wonder.
Catch Richmond Triangle Players’ current production of La Cage aux Folles because some of the best of Richmond’s theater is now!