Aaron Krause has been a journalist for about 15 years and has reviewed theater for about 13 of those. He's a life-long theater aficionado and reviews for his blog, www.krausesconstructivecriticism.com and for www.berkshirefinearts.com. He lives in Coral Springs, Fla. and is a freelance critic/writer.
Sheldon Harnick’s mind was stuck on a lyric, but his body was on the move. He walks or finds other ways to get moving to free his creative process when he’s suffering a case of writer’s block.A truck was ...
The program for Florida Repertory Theatre’s powerful production of “To Kill a Mockingbird” lists Maycomb, Ala., 1935 as the time and setting.
That is partially correct: Director Robert Cacioppo’s smart staging of the classic, based on Harper Lee’s 1960 ...
NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. -- Chalk up another success for award-winning Broadway producer Ron Simons --putting on Broadway the only August Wilson "Pittsburgh Cycle" play that has yet to appear on the Great White Way. Simons doesn't have a definitive ...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The desperate, proud man at the center of GableStage’s excellent production of
Stephen Adly Guirgis’ Pulitzer Prize-winning dramedy “Between Riverside and Crazy” spreads his arms wide and
yells his name as if for ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Toward the end of Palm Beach Dramaworks' powerfully-acted,riveting production of Donald Margulies' prized, multi-layered play "Collected Stories," aging writing professor and accomplished author Ruth Steiner acts like a dementia-stricken patient. Her wide eyes betray an ...
MIAMI BEACH -- As the riveting, disturbing and heartbreaking play “Terror” illustrates, in our
post-Sept. 11 world, black and white morality can blow up in pieces, leaving lots of
grey – just like the shattered, shot-down civilian commercial jet at ...
With a practically bare, white playing space as a blank
canvas, Zoetic Stage’s Stuart Meltzer, his cast and crew have fashioned
a gorgeous work of art in the award-winning Miami company’s current
production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s ...
Sometimes, before you’re able to confront a problem, you must admit
the problem exists.
It can be easier said than done.
That is what writer/director Michael Leeds conveys in his honest, funny, vivid and
unapologetically shameless and bold ...
Stage Door Theatre’s breathtaking production of “The Most Happy Fella” offers some of the strongest singing you’ll hear on a stage. And you’ve got a little less than a month to hear the gorgeous voices belonging to members of a ...
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- It’s a safe bet to assume many people see “42nd Street” to “come and meet…those dancing feet.”
Current non-equity national tour director Mark Bramble doesn’t disappoint in a mostly commendable production that played a ...