Tag Archives: Lindsay Bell
Graced with a soaring pulsing score, leading actors with passionate voices and a wealth of evocative choreography, the Wick Theatre’s Brigadoon lands as one of the company’s most memorable achievements.
One pleasure of a theater critic’s job are these year-end retrospectives that require looking back at reviews and be reminded, “Oh, yeah, that was really great. And right, there was that. And how could I forget that one?”
Actors’ Playhouse pulls out all the stops to mount its annual winter centerpiece production. Director David Arisco molded a troupe of actor-singer-dancers who deliver a vibrant evening remarkable for its prolonged sections of power and verve.
The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has successfully re-imagined Billy Eliot the Musical into winning edition that is more effective than the national company that toured South Florida a few seasons back.
The Wick Theatre’s lush Peter Pan is thrilling whenever it breaks into song, spinning spell of gently whimsical fantasy. Otherwise, with a few notable exceptions, it settles for being a modestly entertaining evening worth bringing your kids or just yourself if you don’t have kids.
The Wick Theatre’s Oklahoma! is an apple cheek fairy tale , a broad musical comedy sprightly painted with bright vibrant colors that will not fail to entertain if you let it. Not only will this decidedly mainstream production not annoy most pre-Sondheim patrons, they will embrace it with a joyous “this is what we want to see” reaction.
Bodies seem to fly through the air and end up in a plethora of entwined positions worthy of a terpsichorean Kama Sutra in The Wick Theatre’s thrilling musical revue Swing. Indulge yourself in one of the most energetic and uniformly talented dance corps we’ve seen here in many a year.
From the first tinkling of the bouzouki, Palm Beach Dramaworks’ mounting of the rarely-seen Kander and ebb musical Zorba! fairly throbs with life-affirming spirit in direct spite of the vagaries of Fate.