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06.16.2012 | | Posted at 06:37 AM

Patrick Schmitz's THE COMEDY KID

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Traditional Hollywood-style comedy is not done particularly well by Hollywood. Watch nearly any traditional light comedy from the past ten years and you'll see something that is screamingly desperate to be funny. With The Comedy Kid, writer/director Patrick Schmitz manages a light comedy that doesn't seem ay all over-eager. That lack of desperatino translates into a far more comfortable an...
05.12.2012 | | Posted at 06:09 AM

A new comedy next month from the author of RUDOLPH, THE PISSED-OFF REINDEER

By Russ Bickerstaff
    Summer is kind of a wild, unpredictable time in local theatre. It's that weird hazy zone between the end of one season and the beginning of the next. Established year-round venues like the Alchemist Theatre announce their summer shows well in advance, but all too often, smaller independent productions don't give much more than a few weeks' notice. I would like to point out that I'm not comp...