KURIOS, Cabinet of Curiosities, written and directed by Michel Laprise, creates a world vaguely 19th-century, with overtones of the French filmmaker Georges Melies. It's a world populated by fantastic beings, all going about their business with a will, whatever that business may be. It doesn't really matter though, because your disbelief is suspended from the first scene.BWW Review: AN ACT OF GOD Descends at the Alley March 27, 2017
The latest iteration of the production on tour is crafted with care and performed with verve. It's an 'old-fashioned' Broadway staple, and it never wears out its welcome. It unabashedly tugs at the heartstrings, tickles the funny bone and jerks the tears, just as it did when it opened 66 years ago this month. Few musicals achieve this kind of longevity, and more than a few of those are from the pens of Rodgers and Hammerstein.BWW Review: HOUSTON BALLET Resets CINDERELLA at Wortham Theater Center March 6, 2017
BECKY SHAW explores the eternal ins and outs of personal relationships. It asks the basic questions: to whom do we owe loyalty, and at what cost? How do we set limits, and how do we abide by them? What are the consequences if we don't?