Review: ‘Our Town’ at Shotgun Players (**1/2)

(Charles Kruger) (Rating: **1/2) (“Our Town” plays at the Ashby Stage through January 11, 2015.) “Our Town” is one of the most familiar plays in the American canon. Wilder’s masterpiece is too often¬†dismissed as old fashioned, sentimental and essentially shallow, presenting a warped and overly positive view of small town life. That’s nonsense. With “Our […]

‘HOW TO LOVE” BY MEGAN COHEN GETS A CHALLENGING EXPERIMENTAL PRODUCTION FROM “PERFORMERS UNDER STRESS”

(Charles Kruger) “How to Love”, a world premiere by Megan Cohen. Produced by “Performers Under Stress”. Director: Scott Baker. Assistant Director: Wm. D. Razo. Technical Director: Erich Blazeski. Stage Manager: Colin Johnson. Assistant Stage Manager/Props: Lizabeth Stanley. The Loved One: Valerie Fachman. The Magistrate: Geo Epsilanty. The Very Sexy One: Jessica Schroeder. ¬†The Stern One: […]