Azuka Theatre Presents: Ship

A hilarious and honest look at how addiction can turn not just the person who is addictive to those around them as they all learn to cope. A sibling relationship that stretches the themes of having your back while learning to trust that even the times when it seems bleak you are not alone. Ship…

Everything is Wonderful

How can everything be so wonderful when the sons of Jacob (played by William Zielinski) and Esther (played by Blair Sams)was killed in an accident? This production is layered with tragedy, empathy, and loss beyond anything anyone can imagine.  Playwright Chelsea Marcantel and director, Noah Himmelstein made the play to center around an Amish couple who deals with the shell shock…

King Lear: Who is it who can tell me who I am?

I was so proud to be at this production of King Lear, who is it Who can tell me who I am? This was a super badass crew of women actresses who owned that stage. My only regret was not seeing it earlier in his early production dates due to my schedule.  I choose this production as…

Ruth and Estelle; A Sequins of Fortunate Events

I laughed so hard, but it was hard to not laugh. Ruth and Estelle were hilarious. Two best friends who move with a dream to make it big in New York city with not much to their name. They come into the city with fresh eyes and wit and find themselves in a dilemma to make something…

People’s Light Presents Colman Domingo’s Dot

The story follows a family who is struggling with their mother, Dotty’s Dementia disease. It takes winding turns as the disease progresses and everyone’s acceptance of the progression changes. From the beginning watching how Dotty interacted with her daughter, Shelly reminded me of my grandma and my aunts act when we have gotten together. Everyone…

Almanac Dance Circus Theatre Presents: Communitas 5 Years Later

Vibrant. Witty. Funny. Strong. Impulsive. Intimate. Artistic. These are just some of the words that describe the show Communitas 5 Years Later production. Communitas is a mediation between individual and collective human structure. It was silent.  It was loud. It was everything that I didn’t know that I needed to be a part of. It was…

Curio Theatre Company Presents: The Winter’s Tale

Where do I start? I had the most magical time at this production. I love everything about a Bohemian garden and what’s better than a Bohemian garden?  A Bohemian beer garden and taking my love of all things Shakespeare to another level.  That’s right it was like getting a two for one in fun and theatre…

Preview of “Boycott Esther” by Emily Acker

Boycott Esther is the production for anyone who has any online social media account. Directed by Maura Krause, it’s a play for anyone who wants to be relevant in any way and use social media to do so. It’s the manual for influencers. The safety protocol of thinking before you hit send is key. Thinking…

12 Chairs

We all know how mother and daughter relationship can be. They can be super beautiful or they can be tested. Most of us know what it’s like to have the dynamic tested. It’s almost at points of reteaching yourself when you have your own daughter. 12 Chairs by John O’Hara and directed by Carly L….