Category Archives: Theater Reviews

Courageous and Shattering NORMAL HEART from Lone Star College

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III       http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com For weeks Americans across this land have been virtually paralyzed with a sense of desperation and hopeless despair as they watch reports of the unprecedented California forest fires destroying entire towns while leaving thousands … Continue reading

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“W I Z” Fans Ease on Down the Road to TUTS

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III   http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com It was just before curtain time when Dan Knechtges, the very enthusiastic Artistic Director of Houston’s Theatre Under the Stars, stepped on stage to welcome the audience of the current run of the new … Continue reading

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Stage Right’s Enchanting Journey INTO THE WOODS

The music of Broadway composer, Stephen Sondheim, is unusually complex and sophisticated, but sometimes considerably dark as well. It would never be confused with the cheerful Rodgers & Hammerstein tunes that you might hum on the way home from a … Continue reading

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Dancing is the star of Class Act’s THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III     http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com [All photos by Tracy Robinson/spryART. Click any photo to enlarge.] It would be another terrific musical offering from Montgomery County’s treasured youth theatre group, Class Act Productions. Last weekend in the Nancy Bock Performing … Continue reading

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A Seemingly Ageless TOMMY TUNE Charms Fans at the Paramount

It was yet another coup for the magnificently restored 1930 Paramount Theater in the quaint Hudson Valley town of Peekskill, and it graced that stage on the recent afternoon of Father’s Day. The one-man show starred one of Broadway’s brightest lights, … Continue reading

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ELEPHANT MAN a Courageous Departure for Crighton Theatre

Fans of the historic Crighton Theatre in Conroe, Texas, are well-acquainted with the high quality work of its resident company, STAGE RIGHT PRODUCTIONS, all under the guidance of producers, Carolyn & Steven Wong. As a general rule, the company often … Continue reading

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Carolyn Wong Triumphs in Crighton’s “DOLLY”

After a historically sad and troubling week for Americans aware of the tragic events in Florida, the abundant joy that is now being offered by the Stage Right Players production of HELLO DOLLY at Conroe’s gorgeous Crighton Theatre, could not … Continue reading

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