Category Archives: theater

SNEAK PEEK at New Seasons

Something Rotten, St. James Theatre, Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer, Will Chase, Rob McClure, Brad Oscar, Catherine Brunell, Edward Hibbert, David Beach. Photo by Joan Marcus

One of the upcoming shows of the 2017/2018 season: “Something Rotten” which comes to the Dr. Phillips Center next year. This photo from the St. James Theatre production features Josh Grisetti, Leslie Kritzer, Will Chase, Rob McClure, Brad Oscar, Catherine Brunell, Edward Hibbert, David Beach. Photo by Joan Marcus By PAM...

Commentary: HUNCHBACK at Henegar

Dillon Giles as Quasimodo in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at the Henegar. Photo by Dana Niemeier.

Dillon Giles as Quasimodo in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at the Henegar. Detail of photo by Dana Niemeier. By PAM HARBAUGH Spectacle, glorious voices and heartfelt performances add up to a thrilling theater experience. It’s the Henegar Center’s production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and it is sensational. A...

REVIEW: Mame at Riverside

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Michele Ragusa in MAME at Riverside Theatre. By PAM HARBAUGH Although Jerry Herman’s music and lyrics come alive again in Riverside Theatre’s production of “Mame,” there’s something missing. For sure, those vaulting, gorgeous drops tickling the fancies of art history majors, and that sweeping grand staircase rising up and up, urge...

Henegar High Tech Season Announcement

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By PAM HARBAUGH Nestle into some good Wifi zone and fire up Facebook, because the Henegar is going to hit the radio waves 7:30 p.m. this evening in a most unusual announcement of its next season. Artistic director Hank Rion will go live on Facebook to take you behind the scenes...

Review: TAPE at Theater on the Edge

From left, Joey Ginel and Zack Roundy in TAPE at Theater on the Edge, Orlando. Photo by Monica Mulder.

From left, Joey Ginel and Zack Roundy in TAPE at Theater on the Edge. Photo by Monica Mulder. By JOAN TADDIE Guest Critic Written by Stephen Belber, “Tape” is a dark comedy which made its professional debut at The Actors Theatre of Louisville as part of the 2000 Humana Festival of...

AUDITIONS March 2017

'A Chorus Line' at Riverside Theatre

By PAM HARBAUGH The 2016/2017 theater season, we hardly knew ye. Really, this is it, folks. If you’ve been putting off auditioning, now is your chance. The theater season is winding down so buck up and go audition! Theaters are always looking for new faces. Here’s the list of this month’s...

TAPE at Theater on the Edge

From left, Joey Ginel and Zack Roundy in TAPE at Theater on the Edge, Orlando. Photo by Monica Mulder.

From left: Joey Ginel and Zack Roundy in TAPE at Theater on the Edge. Photo by Monica Mulder Photography. By PAM HARBAUGH For those adventurous souls who like discovering artsy corners in unlikely places, I urge you to consider THEATER ON THE EDGE in Orlando’s Edgewood neighborhood. It’s a 30-ish seat...

COMING UP AT RIVERSIDE

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By PAM HARBAUGH Riverside Theatre has brought to its stage a new play that provokes plenty of questions. It’s Lucas Hnath’s award winning drama “The Christians.” It runs through April 9. I saw the original production when it was directed by Les Waters at the Humana Festival. Later it went to...

Review: LADY DAY at the Henegar

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By JOAN TADDIE Guest Critic You can feel it when you step through the door of the intimate Upstairs@The Henegar. Josh Huss’s superb lighting design envelopes you as you enter and draws you into another place in time, the historic Emerson’s Tavern in 1959 South Philadelphia, created by set designer Brighid...

A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE is Brilliant Entertainment

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National Touring Company. The cast with John Rapson as Lord Adalbert D’Ysquith (red) in a scene from “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder.” Photo credit: Joan Marcus. By PAM HARBAUGH Well no wonder it reaped all those awards and all that acclaim. The winner of the 2014 Tony for best...