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The Theatre of the Absurd…WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF @ Lakeland Civic Theatre

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

Edward Albee, author of WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF,  now in production at The Lakeland Civic Theatre, …more…

Emotionally draining, intellectually satisfying DEATH OF A SALESMAN @ Ensemble

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

Arthur Miller’s DEATH OF A SALESMAN, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning drama, now on stage …more…

Well-conceived THE SPITFIRE GRILL at Beck Cente

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

 

Opening night of THE SPITFIRE GRILL was a special evening for the Beck Center for the Arts.  …more…

Broadway legend John Kander to attended Musical Theater Project’s PERFECTLY MARVELOUS @ Allen Theatre

Broadway legend John Kander to attended Musical Theater Project’s PERFECTLY MARVELOUS @ Allen Theatre

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

Liza Minnelli once said, …more…

A Map of Virtue

Thinking Cap Theatre at The Vanguard presents the Southeastern Premiere of A Map of Virtue  by Erin Courtney from October 1 – 18, 2015 at …more…

Ken Ludwig’s world premiere of A COMEDY OF TENORS delights @ Cleveland Public Theatre

Ludwig’s world premiere of A COMEDY OF TENORS delights @ CPH

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

The Cleveland Play House opened its 100th …more…

Kismet

Live at Lynn and the Lynn Conservatory of Music present the staged concert version of Kismet September 26th & 27th at the Wold Performing Arts …more…

Killer Joe

Andrews Living Arts brings Tracy Lett’s award winning play, Killer Joe, to its black box stage in downtown Fort Lauderdale, Sept. 24th for a limited …more…

Well acted, overly long IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP at none too fragile

 

Roy Berko

Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle

 

Neil LaBute, the author of IN A FOREST, DARK AND DEEP, now on stage at none too …more…

Surprising OR, at Dobama

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

Dobama Theatre’s mission statement indicates that it is its purpose to “premiere the best contemporary plays by …more…

Hustle

The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center (AHCAC) proudly presents a return engagement of their production of Hustle, written and directed by Keith C. Wade to …more…

The under-belly of politics well-explored at Ensemble Theatre; In Memoriam: Kyle Jean-Baptist

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

What could be more appropriate in this year, which leads up to a presidential election, than to …more…

TEAR IT OFF, a romance novel comes alive at convergence continuum

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

 

Book buyers spend an estimated $1.08 billion dollars each year purchasing romance novels.  Since 1972 when Avon …more…

Classic ‘OUR TOWN’ gets nice traditional read at Blank Canvas

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)
I consider OUR TOWN, which is now being performed at Blank Canvas, to be one of the …more…

Cleveland Orchestra and Blossom make for a superb evening

Roy Berko

 

There is probably no outdoor venue in the country that matches Blossom for sheer beauty and musical delight.  Wolf Trap in the Virginia countryside …more…

The Dana Plays 2015

On Monday, August 31st, the South Florida Theatre League will proudly present The Dana Plays 2015 – a play reading fundraiser inspired by Dana Castellano …more…

2015-16 Abdo New River Room Theater Series

Tickets for the 2015-16 Abdo New River Room Theater Series at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts go on sale September 1 …more…

The Sinatra Songbook To Close Out 2015 Cabaret Festival

Back by popular demand, The Sinatra Songbook, featuring singer John Lariviere, will close out the 2015 Cabaret Festival in Venice, FL.  Both previous performances on …more…

2015 Fall Cleveland Theater Calendar

Roy Berko

(Cleveland Critics Circle, American Theatre Critics Association)

 

Though the weather is still warm, soon the leaves will be turning and the Fall 2015 theatre season …more…

Lazy Fair

Mad Cat Theatre and MTC present a world premiere of Lazy Fair, written and directed by company member Theo Reyna. The play features Mad Cat …more…

Must see ‘Hairspray” leaves ‘em dancing in the aisles Porthouse Theatre

Roy Berko

(Member, American Theatre Critics Association, Cleveland Critics Circle)

 

The farcical yet message-loaded “Hairspray” is the type of musical that in a bad production falls flat, …more…

A Clevelander’s view of the Shaw Festival—2015

Roy Berko

 

Jackie Maxwell, the Shaw Festival’s Artistic Director, states, “I have always found that theatre is at its best when the audience spans several generations …more…

Stung and Wounded

Main Street Players presents a play reading of Stung and Wounded by Florida based playwright Patricia Wakely Wolf on August 3rd at the Main Street …more…

Bug

Evening Star Productions, in partnership with Infinite Abyss, will present Tracy Letts’ Bug at the Abyss Stage from August 12th through August …more…

Shorts Gone Wild 3

City Theatre and Island City Stage are proud to present the return of Shorts Gone Wild 3, South Florida’s hottest short play festival that celebrates …more…