Porchlight’s “Billy Elliot” Brings On the Electricity

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Porchlight Theatre’s Billy Elliot is a powerful production that puts its audience through an emotional wringer but leaves it feeling the joy of, in the words of one song, “expressing yourself.” Played out on a Christopher Rhoton set designed to look as lower class industrial as possible, with exposed “brick” and “metal” everywhere and huge […]

Review: Eclectic Theatre Company’s “Last Days of Judas Iscariot” Brilliantly Explores Tough Questions

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In The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, Stephen Adly Guigis dares to explore some of the biggest philosophical and religious questions in the history of Western culture, and though his play doesn’t provide any definitive answers it certainly isn’t for lack of effort. When done well—and this Eclectic Theatre Company production is done very well—this […]

Review: Intimacy and Violence Share Stage in Kokandy’s Glorious “Bonnie and Clyde”

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Since the first time I encountered them, I have come to expect that a night at a Kokandy Theatre Company production will be a night well spent. Bonnie and Clyde is certainly no exception: the play is an intimate, emotional examination of two of the most famous outlaws the country ever produced, and this production […]