Cindy Cardozo

Cindy Cardozo Member of the Connecticut Critics Circle. I have a lifelong interest in theater, and I feel privileged to help promote performing arts. I sincerely believe that civilizations may come and go, but art survives. Has written reviews for Blogcritics.org and various local publications.


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BWW Reviews: MASS APPEAL at Square One TheatreBWW Reviews: MASS APPEAL at Square One Theatre
Posted: Nov. 12, 2015


BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH at Square One TheatreBWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH at Square One Theatre
May 17, 2017

Becoming Dr. Ruth is an uplifting show about the triumph of the human spirit.

BWW Review: CHAPATTI at Square One Theatre CompanyBWW Review: CHAPATTI at Square One Theatre Company
March 15, 2017

Chapatti, written by Irish playwright Christian O'Reilly, fills the house with enough comedy, drama, romance, darkness, and light that patrons will leave knowing that they have enjoyed a bold and life-affirming performance.

BWW Review: NOW OR LATER at Square One Theatre CompanyBWW Review: NOW OR LATER at Square One Theatre Company
November 14, 2016

In the aftermath of a contentious election year, Square One Theatre opens its season with a political play, "Now or Later" by Christopher Shinn.

BWW Reviews: MASS APPEAL at Square One TheatreBWW Reviews: MASS APPEAL at Square One Theatre
November 12, 2015

Square One Theatre opens season with MASS APPEAL

BWW Reviews: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Westport Community TheatreBWW Reviews: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Westport Community Theatre
December 11, 2014

Westport Community Theatre's production of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY is a perfect way to jump start your holiday spirit.

BWW Reviews: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND: THE SONGS OF KANDER & EBB at Music Theatre of ConnecticutBWW Reviews: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND: THE SONGS OF KANDER & EBB at Music Theatre of Connecticut
November 14, 2014

Music Theatre of Connecticut opened their 28th season with a re-imagined production of The World Goes 'Round: The Songs of Kander & Ebb. With a talented cast of musicians and an uber-talented cast of performers, this show will captivate and delight anyone who loves musical theater.

BWW Reviews: Square One Theatre Company Invites You to A WALK IN THE WOODSBWW Reviews: Square One Theatre Company Invites You to A WALK IN THE WOODS
November 14, 2014

This play combines comedy and drama to give an intelligent and compelling look at the delicate art of arms negotiations between Russian and American diplomats.

BWW Reviews: Darien Arts Center Explores the Dark Side in GOD OF CARNAGEBWW Reviews: Darien Arts Center Explores the Dark Side in GOD OF CARNAGE
November 13, 2014

This refreshingly feral and ferociously funny production is a brutally honest look at the instinctual animal natures that manners and etiquette merely mask.

BWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents BLAME IT ON BECKETTBWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents BLAME IT ON BECKETT
October 10, 2014

This insider's look into what it takes to work behind the scenes in the theater skewers the business practices and often shady backstage politics of regional houses but has at its heart a genuine love for those who have answered the siren's call to create and present art.

BWW Reviews: Get Acquainted with Old Friends in I'M NOT RAPPAPORT at Westport Community TheatreBWW Reviews: Get Acquainted with Old Friends in I'M NOT RAPPAPORT at Westport Community Theatre
September 26, 2014

More than just the story of a couple of old guys meeting daily on a park bench, I'M NOT RAPPAPORT is a touching look at an unlikely friendship and a glimpse into the psychological struggle to keep our sense of self while railing against the physical changes and emotional hardships of old age.

BWW Reviews: Town Players of Newtown Bring On the Laughs with THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLEBWW Reviews: Town Players of Newtown Bring On the Laughs with THE ARTIFICIAL JUNGLE
September 11, 2014

More than a lighthearted comedy, this silly and irreverent homage to classic film noir will leave you laughing in the aisles.

BWW Reviews: Sights and Sounds Compete with Boomerang Theatre's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOSTBWW Reviews: Sights and Sounds Compete with Boomerang Theatre's LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST
August 28, 2014

The sights and sounds of Bryant Park compete with what could have been an enjoyable production to make for a less than stellar evening.

BWW Reviews: Connecticut Free Shakespeare Brings Back the 60's with As AS YOU LIKE ITBWW Reviews: Connecticut Free Shakespeare Brings Back the 60's with As AS YOU LIKE IT
August 5, 2014

Connecticut Free Shakespeare has brought a delightful version of As You Like It to the outdoor stage. As envisioned by director, Ellen Lieberman, this production of Shakespeare's romantic comedy, set in 1969, is a family friendly, drug free 'Be-in' of the theatrical kind.

BWW Reviews: Summer Theatre of New Canaan Rocks with HAIRSPRAYBWW Reviews: Summer Theatre of New Canaan Rocks with HAIRSPRAY
July 6, 2014

Summer Theatre of New Canaan rocks the summer months with the powerhouse, feel-good musical, Hairspray.

BWW Reviews: Ridgefield Theater Barn Spotlights the Twisted History of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSONBWW Reviews: Ridgefield Theater Barn Spotlights the Twisted History of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON
June 18, 2014

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is a youthful, refreshing, irreverent, funny, exciting, not-quite-politically-correct look at the twisted history of the United States as told through the strange saga of President Andrew Jackson, rock star.

BWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents TO GILLIAN ON HER 37TH BIRTHDAY'BWW Reviews: Eastbound Theatre Presents TO GILLIAN ON HER 37TH BIRTHDAY'
June 17, 2014

A picturesque shoreline home becomes the setting in which a combination of good intentions, bad timing, and emotional instability provide all the fixings for an awkward and potentially volatile weekend.

BWW Reviews: Westport Community Theatre Explores The Past and Present in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIABWW Reviews: Westport Community Theatre Explores The Past and Present in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA
June 9, 2014

The past and present are intertwined to tell a story of math, science, poetry, passion, and the search for truth in Tom Stoppard's ARCADIA.

BWW Reviews: Long Wharf Looks Back at THE LAST FIVE YEARSBWW Reviews: Long Wharf Looks Back at THE LAST FIVE YEARS
May 20, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven ends its season with a brilliant but sad tale of love and loss, told through opposing timelines.

BWW Reviews: Square One Theatre Company Serves Up OLIVE AND THE BITTER HERBSBWW Reviews: Square One Theatre Company Serves Up OLIVE AND THE BITTER HERBS
May 19, 2014

Square One Theatre Company offers up a unique look at connections and coincidences, and reminds us that it is never too late for second chances.

BWW Reviews: Darien Arts Center Presents JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARISBWW Reviews: Darien Arts Center Presents JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS
May 12, 2014

Darien Arts Center Stage is a community theatre dedicated to providing excellence in entertainment through plays, musicals, cabarets, and special events. Their Weatherstone Studio at the Darien Arts Center has recently played host to a production of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. Flawlessly directed by Peter Green, the timeless songs, intimate theater setting, simple set pieces, inspired costumes and brilliant Broadway-caliber cast combined for an entertaining and memorable evening. I felt privileged to be able to attend such a perfect production.