REVIEW: “Sondheim musical “Assassins” on target at Circuit Playhouse.” – Jon Sparks’ Commercial Appeal Declaration
REVIEW: “Splendid performances” by Isbell and Onken are among the “many pleasures to be savored” in Red at The Circuit Playhouse. Click here to read the full GoMemphis Review.
REVIEW: Playhouse pulls off ambitious production of Les Misérables – Jon Sparks The Commercial Appeal / GoMemphis
REVIEW: “The Color Purple at Playhouse on the Square is a rousing success on nearly every level.” – Jon Sparks, The Commercial Appeal / Go Memphis
REVIEW: “(Tony) Horne’s cast for The Color Purple is an embarrassment of riches, top to bottom.” – Chris Davis, Memphis Flyer
Jon Sparks’ review of Deathtrap for GoMemphis.
Read Christopher Blank’s review of Miss Saigon HERE.
“Deftly directed by Stephen Hancock, and beautifully performed, Time Stands Still is a great night of theater doing what theater does best. If you miss this Circuit Playhouse production, you’re missing one of the best and most provocative shows of the season.” – Chris Davis
Read the Memphis Flyer review HERE.
“In terms of quality, the cast and crew elevate this play to the level of an event that any serious theatergoer should not miss.”
Angels in America flies…
Chris Davis of the Memphis Flyer takes on the themes of Angels and praises the performances and design. Click to read at MemphisFlyer.com
Debbie Does Dallas: Only the good parts (part two, the review).
Chris Davis of the Memphis Flyer gives his take on way Debbie Does Dallas. Click to read at MemphisFlyer.com
Stage Review: Porn spoof trades on entertainment industry misogny
Christopher Blank of GoMemphis says Debbie Does Dallas is a clever spoof done by a great group of performers. Click to read at GoMemphis.com.
Rants & Raves- A Review of Sunset Boulevard
ArtsMemphis Rants & Raver Glenda Mace says Sunset Boulevard is brilliantly cast, the orchestra is on target, and the design team deserves kudos. Read the full review at ArtsMemphis.org.
Stage Review: ‘Mountaintop’ salutes King, the man
Christopher Blank explains how The Mountaintop differs from other plays about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Click here to read at Commercial Appeal.com
2013- 2014 Season Announced for Playhouse on the Square
Christopher Blank reports the shows that have been chosen to run for the stage at 66 S. Cooper. Click to read at Commercial Appeal.com
Playhouse on the Square Announces New Works@TheWorks Competition
December 10, 2012
Playhouse on the Square is accepting scripts for the 1st Annual “New Works @ TheWorks” Competition. A panel of local directors, actors, and designers will review all submitted scripts and select six to receive staged readings during the 2013-14 season. After the six readings have been presented, Playhouse on the Square will select two that will receive full productions during the 2014-15 season. These two new works will receive world premieres at Playhouse’s third performance space, TheatreWorks.
Along with these fully mounted productions, the two winning works will each be awarded a prize of $500. The playwright(s) of each play will also be flown to Memphis to take part in the rehearsals and development of the new work. CLICK HERE for competition details and rules.
Chris Davis of the Memphis Flyer says Good People is, ” one of the best plays you’re likely to see all season.” Read the review HERE.
Good People’s “Mix of mixture of comedy and drama will keep you fully engaged.” – ArtsMemphis Rants & Raver Glenda Mace
Read Glenda’s full review HERE.
Read Christopher Blank’s breakdown of the characters and themes in Good People, HERE.
Read Chris Davis’ review HERE.
Jon Sparks reviews Legally Blonde for GoMemphis. Check it out HERE.
GoMemphis’ Christopher Blank says, “The cast of “Race” at TheatreWorks does an excellent job of making the characters forthright yet unsympathetically caustic.” And “Director Brian Fruits keeps the cast bristling to the pace of Mamet’s punchy dialogue.” Read the full review HERE.
“The joy is catching.” Read Chris Davis’ review HERE._____________________________________________
“The show is utterly irresistible and had me grinning and singing along from the start.” – Adam RemsenRead the full review HERE.