Author: Victoria Weisfeld

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein

Most of the company comes direct from the Lookingglass production. All strong players, they manage the dramatic aerial features and give the characters richness and three-dimensionality. Though all are excellent, Keith Gallagher delivers an unforgettable portrayal of the monster.

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Romeo and Juliet

Perhaps in trying to make the play approachable for new generations, Belknap encouraged the actors to hurry along and avoid ensnarement by Shakespeare’s rhythmic prose. At times, though, the main characters spoke so quickly I couldn’t follow (from the front row). If length was a consideration, judicious cutting would have been preferable to racing through the dialog. Romeo and Juliet is a wonderful play. I want my full measure of enjoyment out of it.

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The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker is the story of hope lost and regained. The Curry family in the early 1950s faces disaster from a drought killing their cattle and distress over the slim marriage prospects of daughter Lizzie. In that classic plot stratagem, a stranger comes to town . . .

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Monologues & Madness



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