Sammy, San Diego

Sammyby Leslie BricusseOld Globe TheatreSan Diego, CAhttp://www.TheOldGlobe.org/Obba Babatundé as Sammy Davis, Jr. and Heather Ayers as May Britt. Photo by Craig Schwartz.Sammy Davis, Jr. was undoubtably a giant of American entertainment. His talents, revealed at the early age of  ...

The Pitmen Painters

The Pitmen Paintersby Lee Hallinspired by the book by William FeaverNational Theatre (UK) and Live Theatre NewcastleDublin: Gaiety Theatre October 6th  -10th, 2009Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre Festival.On Tour: Cardiff New Theatre 13 - 17  ...

History Boys, Philadelphia

The History BoysArden Theater, PhiladelphiaThrough Nov. 1, 2009www.ArdenTheare.org Photo: Mark GarvinTerrence Nolen, artistic director of the Arden Theater has been expertin scaling down musicals for more theatrical punch and he shows equalskill with challenging drama in delivering a finely tuned  ...

The Blue Dragon, Dublin

The Blue Dragonby Robert Lepage and Marie MichaudEx MachinaDublin: O’Reilly Theatre, Belvedere 7 - 11 October, 2009Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre FestivalOn Tour: Le Havre 5 - 7 November; Toulouse 13-14 November; Madrid  20-23 November;  ...

The Crumb Trail, Dublin

The Crumb Trailby Gina MoxleyPan Pan TheatreDublin: Project Arts Centre29 September - 4 October. 2009Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre FestivalDirected by Gavin QuinnFeaturing: Gina Moxley, Arthur O’Riordan, Aoife Duffin, Bush Moukarzelhttp://www.dublintheatrefestival.iehttp://panpantheatre.comIf the Druid Theatre and  ...

KAMP, Dublin

by Hotel ModernDublin: Samuel Beckett Theatre September 29th - October 4th, 2009Presented as part of the Ulster Bank Dublin Theatre FestivalDevised and performed by Herman Helle, Pauline Kalker, Arlène  Hoornweg, Ruud van der PluijmTouring: Tokyo, Japan: February 2010http://www.hotelmodern.nlhttp://www.dublintheatrefestival.ieKAMP is  ...

Red Light Winter, Houston

Red Light Winterby Adam RappHorse Head Theatre Co.Houstonhttp://www.horseheadtheatre.org/Amy Burn, Troy Schulze. Photo by Anthony Rathbun Horse Head Theatre Co. launched their inaugural season with Adam Rapp's grim drama, Red Light Winter, not exactly a first out of the gate  ...

Eclipsed

EclipsedBY:  Danai GuriraDirected By:  Robert O'HaraKirk Douglas Theatre9820 Washington Blvd.Culver City, CASeptember 13 -  October 18, 2009http://www.CenterTheatreGroup.orgConfession:  When I read the advanced notices for Danai Gurira's Eclipsed, at the Kirk Douglas Theatre I was not thrilled. My reaction when  ...

Midsummer Night’s Dream, SF

A Midsummer Night’s DreamBy William ShakespeareDirected by Aaron PosnerCalifornia Shakespeare TheaterIn co-production with Two River TheaterSeptember 16-October 11, 2009www.calshakes.orgPhoto: Kevin Berne“Oh, what fools these mortals be,” declares Puck. And never as foolish as when they are in love, he  ...

South Pacific (Natl. Tour)

South PacificNational tourMusic by Richard RodgersLyrics by Oscar Hammerstein IIBook by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua LoganAdapted from “Tales of the South Pacific” by James MichenerDirected by Bartlett SherGolden Gate Theater, San FranciscoSeptember 24-October 25, 2009www.shnsf.comFrom the initial downbeat  ...