Tag Archives: plays

All-Female Shows in the Area

September is probably the first time in my life that I’ve seen three shows in a row that had all-female casts. And I don’t mean a one-woman show or a two-hander. Like, four or more women making up a full-sized cast. 

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Just a Moment: “Proof” at 2nd Space gets a moment of honesty right.

Please be aware, there is a minor SPOILER in this post regarding Proof. If that bothers you, please come back after you’ve seen the play! Proof is one of those plays that can have a thousand different loglines. Is it about the relationship between a father and a daughter? The line between madness and genius? […]

Drive-Thru Interview: THE NORMAL HEART – Chris Mangels and Terry Lewis

StageWorks Fresno has made a name for itself producing fantastically high-quality musicals for the Fresno area, but in recent seasons their choices of language plays have made just as big an impact. This season, “The Mountaintop” dazzled audiences with its unconventional, but ultimately loving portrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s last night on earth. For […]

Tony Nom’d Plays and why You Should Read Them.

So, the Tony Awards run Sunday, June 10th this year with Neil Patrick Harris hosting (huzzah!).  As such, every theater snob, geek, pleb, sporto, motorhead, slut, blood, wasteoid, dweeb and dickhead will be tuning in hoping for some of that live theater magic (We miss you, Bret Michaels!). But how many people waiting with baited […]