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The Tale That Never Dies

A large unpainted platform occupies most of the middle of the UTC Studio Theatre staging area. Some cast members have on bits of costume pieces, others are in casual rehearsal wear.

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Kate, Petruchio and Louis Prima

“Taming of the Shrew” has run into political correctness objections during the last few decades, centered primarily on Kate’s final speech, in which she promises to “place her hand beneath her husband’s foot.” more »

Feb 27, 2014 by in Theater Reviews

Behind Eternally Closed Doors

He’s menacing, but funny…we have slightly exaggerated his look, but we are not putting any specific identifier on him. He looks like a bellboy with fuzzy hair.” more »

Feb 14, 2014 by in Theater Reviews

You Can’t Handle the Truth—Or Can You?

Well do I remember my two actors lying on the floor of my apartment staring at the ceiling and doing sense memory exercises designed to enhance the reality of their characterizations. more »

Nov 15, 2013 in Theater Reviews

Tell Us About The Rabbits

“Of Mice and Men” is a classic—“but it’s not a museum piece,” says Tisa. Each new generation sees what it needs to see in Lennie and George, Candy and his dog and all the other characters on that farm in Central California. more »

Apr 11, 2013 by in Theater Reviews

Eno’s Community Circle

‘Middletown’ explores the beauty and awkwardness of living together,” she says. “[Playwright] Will Eno is standing on the shoulders of Thornton Wilder, Samuel Beckett and Luigi Pirandello to speak to a 21st-century audience. more »

Apr 4, 2013 by in Theater Reviews

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