Review: ‘Peter/Wendy’ at Custom Made Theatre Company (****)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: ****) (“Peter/Wendy” plays at The Gough Street Playhouse from November 19 through December 15, 2013). James Barrie‘s masterpiece, “Peter Pan”, like all of the greatest fairy tales, is a story for children about matters deep and frightening: the loss of one’s parents, the powerful presence of evil enemies, personal mortality. It is […]

Custommade premiers exciting political drama, ‘Little Brother’

(Charles Kruger) “Little Brother” adapted by Josh Costello fom the novel by Cory Doctorow. Producer: CustomMade Theatre. Director: Josh Costello. Set: Sarah Phykitt. Costumes: Miyuki Bierlein. Lights: Krista Smith. Sound: Chris Houston. Video: Pauline Luppert.  Darryl: Cory Censoprano. Ange: Marissa Keltie. Marcus: Daniel Petzoid. Who is Cory Doctorow? If you do not know, ask the […]

CUSTOM MADE THEATRE’S PRODUCTION OF “THE EFFECT OF GAMMA RAYS ON MAN-IN-THE-MOON MARIGOLDS” CONFUSES BLACK COMEDY WITH MELODRAMA

(Charles Kruger) “The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds” by Paul Zindel, produced by Custom Made Theatre Co. Director: Katja Rivera. Stage Manager: Ace Annese. Costume Designer: Scarlett Kellum. Lighting Designer: Dena Burd. Sound Designer: Maxx Kurzunski. Properties Designer: Derrick Hines. Beatrice: Michelle Jasso. Tillie: Julia Belanoff. Ruth: Alona Bach. Nanny: AJ Davenport. Janice: […]