Tag Archives: Sara Grant
Tracy Jones Is Gentle Comedy of Lonely People Trying to Connect
Tracy Jones bowing at Island City Stage is a comedy masking lonely people trying to make connections they don’t have the skill to achieve. It’s a briskly-moving smile with quirky characters who may be nursing poignant secrets but who have no hesitation throwing food at each other like in a Three Stooges short.
Thinking Cap Returns With Challenging Fornes Classic
Thinking Cap Theatre returns to producing live on stage works that challenge the mind with Maria Irene Fornes’ Fefu and her Friends, a densely packed contemplation on feminism, gender stereotypes, sexuality and relationships in an evening that will excite some and simply confuse others.
Sorry, Can’t Resist: PPTOPA’s Gleeful ‘Something Rotten’ Isn’t
You don’t have to know that Sondheim and Webber share the same birthday to adore the broad send-up of musical comedy tropes melded with an equally wicked spoof of Shakespeare in PPTOPA’s Something Rotten — which isn’t.
Theatre League Ongoing Fundraiser Aids Gig Artists
More than 60 local theater professionals contracted to work in productions in March and April have shared some of the $12,000 that South Florida Theatre League Relief Fund has raised through its ongoing project. To donate go to .www.southfloridatheatre.com.
Rockin’ Memphis Has The Rhythm and The Blues
Tight choreography, outstanding leads, a solid supporting cast and a fluid band infuse Slow Burn Theatre’s trip to Memphis. The rousing production hits the ground running in the opening scene set in a black nightclub in Memphis’ Beale Street area and doesn’t slow down until the last “Na, na, na, na” of the ovation.
“Disaster!” Is Anything But
If you are a Boomer (and be warned, maybe only if you’re a Boomer or their progeny), Slow Burn Theatre Company’s hilarious spoof Disaster! will be in contention for one of the silliest, stupidest and downright funniest nights you have had in theater in recent years.
Singing Their Hearts Out Over Last Five Years At Evening Star
Evening Star Production’s fervent mounting of Jason Robert Brown’s cult musical The Last Five Years invests infinite compassion for the eddying gain and loss in one of the most intriguing constructs in musical theater.