Month: March 2018

Look on the Bright Side of Life at Incline’s “Spamalot”

Review by Laurel Humes of Spamalot: Incline Theatre Just for laughs – a lot of them! – go see Spamalot at Warsaw Federal Incline Theater. The full name of the musical comedy is Monty Python’s Spamalot. That’s what you need to know about this mix of irreverent wit, silliness,...

Strong Performances Keep Falcon Theatre’s “Streetcar” On Track

Review by Laurel Humes of Streetcar Named Desire: Falcon Theatre Tara Williams’ tour de force as Blanche is the highlight of Falcon Theatre’s A Streetcar Named Desire. The other actors are strong, especially Ellie Margolis as sister Stella. But Blanche is the play’s most complex character, and Williams takes...

“Kill Move Paradise”: The Clouds Part, and then the Pain Comes

Review by Liz Eichler of “Kill Move Paradise”: Know Theatre The language of Kevin Ijames’ powerful avant garde “Kill Move Paradise,” playing now through March 24 at Know Theatre, is multi-layered with poetry, songs, cries, and questions. As those layers move and shift like the clouds, then comes light,...

CSC’s Contemporary “Othello” is as Relevant as Ever

Review by Doug Iden of Othello: Cincinnati Shakespeare Company Shakespeare returned to the Shakespeare Theater with a brilliant but somewhat jarring rendition of the classic tragedy Othello.  After three straight non-Shakespearean plays, it was refreshing to revisit the Bard. Placed in a contemporary world, Othello, played by visiting actor...