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01.18.2012 | | Posted at 04:13 PM

Jordan Gwiazdowski’s take on Waiting For Godot staged at the Alchemist Theatre Next Week

By Russ Bickerstaff
Fools For Tragedy takes the stage of the Alchemist Theatre again next month as it presents Jordan Gwiazdowski’s Waiting. Conceptually, it’s a rather clever mutation of Samuel Beckett’s Waiting For Godot. A group of five actors play various roles whil waiting around to perform in a production of Waiting For Godot. Two actors have received anonymous contracts to appear in the show. They wai...
07.22.2011 | | Posted at 07:16 AM

Greendale Community Theatre’s production of DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS

By Russ Bickerstaff
Somewhere in the 1980’s, screenwriter Dale Launer (Ruthless People) was approached by David Bowie and Mick Jagger. Evidently they wanted to be in a film together and they wanted him to write it. He’d suggested a remake of an old 1964 Marlon Brando/David Niven film called Bedtime Story. It was a film about a couple of con artists on the French Riviera. Freddy Benson was a small-time hustler (...
09.24.2010 | | Posted at 03:45 PM

Ensemble Compensates On An off Opening Night For Petruchio

By Russ Bickerstaff
There was a crispness to the early autumn air south of downtown. It was opening night of Carte Blanche’s�Studios’�somewhat stylish staging of The Taming of the Shrew. As things began to get rolling, it became apparent that Mike Keiley was having an off night. The distinct style of his stage presence was visible through a somewhat low-energy performance. There were extended moments where Keil...

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