‘Hot Greeks’ leaves the audience panting—with laughter

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 4/5 Stars » Highly Recommended) For a while now, the always polished Thrillpeddlers at The Hypnodrome have been presenting revivals of the legendary Cockettes musicals under the skilled comic leadership of director Russell Blackwood and the musical masterminding of Scrumbly Koldewyn of the original Cockettes. Thus far, we have enjoyed delightfully funny productions […]

Tony Kushner’s ‘A Bright Room Called Day’: Gripping theatre at CustomMade

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: 4/5 Stars » Highly Recommended) Tony Kushner, most famous for Angels In America, is our most politically engaged major playwright. He is unafraid to paint on a wide historical canvas, showing us characters whose lives are intimately connected with their politics. What other American playwright will get at our emotions with a group […]

DARK PORCH THEATRE’S “TUTOR: ENTER THE EXCLAVE” IS ODD, FUNNY, SHOCKING AND UNFORGETTABLE

(Charles Kruger) “The Tutor: Enter The Exclave”, a play written and directed by Martin Schwartz, inspired by Der Hofmeister; oder, Vortheile der Privaterziehung by J. M. R. Lenz. Set Design: Jonathan Horton. Lighting Design and Puppet Construction: Maxx Kurzunski. Stage manager: Britney Smallwood. Co-Producer and Costume Design: Margery Fairchild. Show art: Michael D. Poloskin Läuffer: […]