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.
You can associate any one of many ferocious animals with the formidable, fiendish, she-devil of a school headmistress, Agatha Trunchbull, in renown author Roald Dahl’s beloved tale “Matilda.”
But it’s safe to say we all become mother bears ...
Like a speeding bulldozer crushing everything in its path, a nightmarish past comes barreling back into the lives of two lesbians about to get married in “Son,” a new work by playwright James L. Beller Jr.
The promising ...
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 ...