The Whale; or, Moby Dick – Houston Press Review

31 Jul

 

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 Photo by Brooks Cruzen of Blueprint Creative.

The Whale; or, Moby Dick

Conceived by: Phillip Hays

Written by: Timothy N. Evers

Directed by: Jacey Little

Starring: Phillip Hays

Company: Horse Head Theatre

Run Dates: July 29 – August 15, 2015

 

Read my review of The Whale; or, Moby Dick for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/the-bar-has-been-set-with-this-creative-whale-of-a-tale-7623155

Guys and Dolls – Houston Press Review

20 Jul

What These Guys and Dolls Need is More Rehearsal Time

Kyle Ezer and Blair Wingfield in Guys and Dolls. Photo Credit: Bayou City Theatrics Staff

 

Guys and Dolls

Music and Lyrics by: Frank Loesser

Book by: Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Directed by: Colton Berry

Choreographed by: Luke Hamilton

Starring: Kyle Ezer, Blair Wingfield, Josh Green and Victoria Riley

Company: Bayou City Theatrics

Run Dates: July 17 – August 2, 2015

 

Read my review of Guys and Dolls for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/what-these-guys-and-dolls-need-is-more-rehearsal-time-7602282

 

 

 

 

The Drowning Girls – Houston Press Review

17 Jul

Context Is Thrown Out With the Bathwater in a Stylish The Drowning Girls

(l to r) Miranda Herbert, Patricia Duran and Courtney Lomelo. Photo Credit: Gentle Bear photography

 

The Drowning Girls

Written by: Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic 

Directed by: Jon Harvey

Starring: Miranda Herbert, Patricia Duran and Courtney Lomelo 

Company: Mildred’s Umbrella

Run Dates: July 16 to August 1, 2015

 

 

Read my review of The Drowning Girls for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/context-is-thrown-out-with-the-bathwater-in-a-stylish-the-drowning-girls-7592894

 

 

The Foreigner – Houston Press Review

14 Jul

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(clockwise l to r) Annalee Jefferies, Paul Hope, Jeremy Webb, Elizabeth Bunch and Jeffrey Bean in The Foreigner. Photo credit: John Evrett

 

The Foreigner

Written by: Larry Shue

Directed by: James Black

Starring: Annalee Jefferies, Paul Hope, Jeremy Webb, Elizabeth Bunch, Jay Sullivan, Chris Hutchinson and Jeffrey Bean

Company: Alley Theatre

Run Dates: July 8 – August 9, 2015

 

Read my review of The Foreigner for Houston Press at:

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/calling-alley-theatre-s-the-foreigner-good-may-be-pushing-it-but-it-is-fun-and-stuff-7588762

 

First Date – Houston Press Review

16 Jun

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The cast of First Date. Photo by Christian Brown, Courtesy of Theatre Under The Stars.

 

First Date

Book by: Austin Winsberg

Music and Lyrics by:  Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner

Directed by: Marley Wisnoski

Starring: Jessica James, A.J. Shively, Dylan Goodwin, Brooke Wilson, Adam Gibbs, Mark Ivy and Kathryn Porterfield 

Company: Tuts Underground

Run Dates: June 12 – 21st, 2015

 

Read my review of Firsr Date for Houston Press at http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/first-date-has-biting-humor-tenderness-quirk-and-a-strong-cast-7513592

 

Stage Kiss – Houston Press Review

1 Jun

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Luis Galindo and Kim Tobin-Lehl in Stark Naked Theatre Company’s production of Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl. Photo Credit: Gabriella Nissen.

 

Stage Kiss

Written by: Sarah Ruhl

Directed by: Brandon Weinbrenner

Starring: Philip Hays, Phillip Lehl, Josh Morrison, Molly Searcy, Luis Galindo, Kim Tobin-Lehl, Jennifer LaPorte

Company: Stark Naked Theatre Company

Run Dates: May 28 – June 20, 2015

 

Read my review of Stage Kiss for Houston Press at

http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/supporting-characters-soar-in-sarah-ruhl-s-comic-stage-kiss-7475139

 

 

Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking – Houston Press Review

11 May

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Alex Morris and Byron Jacquet. Photo courtesy of The Ensemble Theatre.

Two old Black Guys Just Sitting Around TalkingWritten by: Gus Edwards

Directed by: Eileen J. Morris

Starring: Byron Jacquet and Alex Morris

Company: The Ensemble Theatre

Run Dates: May 7 – 31, 2015

Read my review of Two Old Black Guys Just Sitting Around Talking for Houston Press at http://www.houstonpress.com/arts/two-old-black-guys-just-sitting-around-talking-is-a-thiny-drawn-disappointment-7407853
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