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BWW Review: DOMESTIC TRANQUILITY Brings Back Hysterical Memories of 1950s TV Families BWW Review: DOMESTIC TRANQUILITY Brings Back Hysterical Memories of 1950s TV Families
by Shari Barrett - March 21, 2016

The West Coast premiere of DOMESTIC TRANQUILITY by Rich Orloff is currently playing to uproariously laughing audiences at Little Fish Theatre in San Pedro, directed with a clear vision by Holly Baker-Kreiswirth in which much homage is paid to classic gangster movies. Directing in the most over-the-... (more...)
BWW Review: THE CURIOUS SAVAGE Almost Kills It BWW Review: THE CURIOUS SAVAGE Almost Kills It
by Katherine Waddell - March 02, 2016

This past weekend, the Clay High School Fine Arts Department opened and closed the show The Curious Savage with two different casts of students and two different interpretations by two different directors. I saw the first cast which was comprised of two seniors, five juniors, and four freshman and d... (more...)
BWW Review: Footlights Theatre Showcases Endearing New Comedy BWW Review: Footlights Theatre Showcases Endearing New Comedy
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - February 20, 2016

The tiny Footlights Theatre in Falmouth, ME, has a hit on its hands with the endearing new comedy, Leonora Rabinowitz, I Love You, by local writers Hal J. Cohen and Amanda Painter, a sweet, funny, and often moving play about a widow and her daughter's exploration of their troubled sexual experience... (more...)
BWW Review: Third Rail's MR. KOLPERT Takes Black Comedy to a Whole New Level BWW Review: Third Rail's MR. KOLPERT Takes Black Comedy to a Whole New Level
by Krista Garver - February 16, 2016

In his review of MR. KOLPERT's premiere at the Royal Court, London, in 2000, Michael Billington wrote: 'Comedy doesn't come much blacker or better than this.' IMO, he nailed it. MR. KOLPERT, now playing at Third Rail Repertory Theatre, is one of the best examples of very-funny-meets-very-disturbing ... (more...)
BWW Review: BLACK COMEDY at Ojai Art Center Theater BWW Review: BLACK COMEDY at Ojai Art Center Theater
by Cary Ginell - February 01, 2016

For the first ten minutes of Peter Shaffer's knockabout farce, Black Comedy, the stage is dark, as engaged Londoneers Brindsley Miller and Carol Melkett get ready to receive wealthy German art collector Georg Bamberger, who they hope will purchase Brindlsey's latest modern sculpture. But a blown fus... (more...)
BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Stuns with Talent BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Stuns with Talent
by Katherine Waddell - November 23, 2015

After thinking a while about what funny pun with plant terminology I could use to describe exactly how I felt about the musical Little Shop of Horrors, now playing at the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at Notre Dame for the weekend, I realized the only appropriate words are found in the title abov... (more...)
BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Delightfully Spooks! BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY Delightfully Spooks!
by Katherine Waddell - November 16, 2015

The Addams Family, currently playing at the Elkhart Civic Theatre, has been doing so well in terms of audience feedback and attendance that they already have a sold-out-run. They've even had to add extra performance dates!... (more...)
BWW Review: North Coast Rep CHAPATTI Celebrates Second Chances BWW Review: North Coast Rep CHAPATTI Celebrates Second Chances
by Erica Miner - October 26, 2015

Christian O'Reilly's Irish-themed drama Chapatti at North Coast Rep did not disappoint... (more...)
BWW Review: MAMIL: MIDDLE AGED MAN IN LYCRA at The Court Theatre BWW Review: MAMIL: MIDDLE AGED MAN IN LYCRA at The Court Theatre
by Sam Jury - October 14, 2015

Mark Hadlow excels in his hilarious one-man show MAMIL: Middle Aged Man in Lycra in a sell-out season at Christchurch's Court Theatre. Written and directed by Gregory Cooper, MAMIL plays to all Hadlow's strengths as an actor and gives him ample opportunity for humour with a good dose of clowning aro... (more...)
BWW Review: Trevor Noah's First DAILY SHOW Feels Like Jon Stewart's DAILY SHOW; For Now BWW Review: Trevor Noah's First DAILY SHOW Feels Like Jon Stewart's DAILY SHOW; For Now
by Matt Tamanini - September 29, 2015

There is a saying in sports that goes, “You never want to be the guy that follows The Guy,” or something to that effect. It means that following on the heels of an icon is a fool's errand. No one remembers that Gene Bartow replaced John Wooden as coach at UCLA, or that Marty Domres took over under-c... (more...)
BWW Reviews: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Surpasses Warm Welcome BWW Reviews: VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE Surpasses Warm Welcome
by Katherine Waddell - September 29, 2015

After recently moving to South Bend, IN, and being an aficionado of all things artistic, I was eager to jump into the theatre scene here and see what a seemingly small town could offer for someone who just left Orlando, FL, one of the larger entertainment locations in the world.... (more...)
BWW Review: ERNEST RUTHERFORD: EVERYONE CAN SCIENCE!  at the Basement Theatre BWW Review: ERNEST RUTHERFORD: EVERYONE CAN SCIENCE! at the Basement Theatre
by Sam Jury - September 09, 2015

Nic Sampson returns to the Basement Theatre as The Lord Ernest Rutherford of Nelson following a successful debut run of Ernest Rutherford: Everyone Can Science! in May 2013. Sampson (Billy T nominee 2015 and head writer for the Jono and Ben Show) writes and stars in this hilarious one man comedy abo... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Preview for HBO's AMY SCHUMER: LIVE FROM THE APOLLO VIDEO: Watch Preview for HBO's AMY SCHUMER: LIVE FROM THE APOLLO
by TV News Desk - August 10, 2015

AMY SCHUMER: LIVE FROM THE APOLLO, featuring the comedy star in her first HBO stand-up special, debuts SATURDAY, OCT. 17 (10:00-11:00 p.m.ET/PT).... (more...)
VIDEO: Andy Daly Talks Fighting Censors Over His New Series 'Review' VIDEO: Andy Daly Talks Fighting Censors Over His New Series 'Review'
by TV News Desk - August 07, 2015

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Andy Daly chatted about some of the most ridiculous challenges on his show 'Review.'... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central Premieres Season 2 of REVIEW Tonight VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central Premieres Season 2 of REVIEW Tonight
by TV News Desk - July 30, 2015

You can't keep a good reviewer down. Life reviewer Forrest MacNeil is back for more adventures in the second season of 'Review,' premiering tonight, July 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central... (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central to Premiere Season 2 of REVIEW, 7/30 VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Comedy Central to Premiere Season 2 of REVIEW, 7/30
by TV News Desk - July 09, 2015

You can't keep a good reviewer down. Life reviewer Forrest MacNeil is back for more adventures in the second season of "Review," premiering Thursday, July 30 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on Comedy Central... (more...)
VIDEO: All-New Funny or Die Reviews This Week's GAME OF THRONES Episode VIDEO: All-New Funny or Die Reviews This Week's GAME OF THRONES Episode
by TV News Desk - June 02, 2015

In the all-new Funny or Die video below, comedian John Milhiser gets styled by Jonathan as they review all the action from this week's Game Of Thrones episode.... (more...)
VIDEO: Ray Romano Previews DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION VIDEO: Ray Romano Previews DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION
by TV News Desk - May 01, 2015

In anticipation of the special DAVID LETTERMAN: A LIFE ON TELEVISION, CBS's 90-minute primetime salute to Letterman on Monday, May 4 (9:30-11:00 PM, ET/PT), check out a preview clip of the special, which mines the video vault filled with more than 30 years of Letterman highlights.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DAME EDNA'S GLORIOUS GOODBYE at The National Theatre BWW Reviews: DAME EDNA'S GLORIOUS GOODBYE at The National Theatre
by Jamie McGonnigal - April 22, 2015

Men dressing as women is an art form as old as Shakespeare. In Elizabethan times, women were forbidden from appearing on the stage. Therefore, all of Shakespeare's greatest women, from Lady MacBeth to Portia to Juliet - all originally played by men.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Seven Characters in Search of a Way Out BWW Reviews: Seven Characters in Search of a Way Out
by Erica Miner - April 21, 2015

It's no surprise that 'Unnecessary Farce' has been produced one hundred times... (more...)
VIDEO: ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons Reviews New E! Series 'The Grace Helbig Show' VIDEO: ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons Reviews New E! Series 'The Grace Helbig Show'
by TV News Desk - April 17, 2015

'The Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons, currently appearing on Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD, gives an honest and funny review of his experience on the new E! series, 'The Grace Helbig Show',... (more...)
VIDEO: Preview Martha Stewart on Comedy Central's ROAST OF JUSTIN BIEBER VIDEO: Preview Martha Stewart on Comedy Central's ROAST OF JUSTIN BIEBER
by TV News Desk - March 20, 2015

On March 30, the best roasters anywhere will take aim at Justin Bieber on Comedy Central. Watch an all new preview clip below!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Cervantes Lives!  In Teatro de la Abadia's ENTREMESES BWW Reviews: Cervantes Lives! In Teatro de la Abadia's ENTREMESES
by Andrew White - March 20, 2015

Teatre de La Abadia 's company has developed a priceless ensemble, steeped in Commedia but with their own unique house style. They fill the theatre, literally, with life and sound, and the addition of musicians and sound-effects men to enhance the action makes their work truly enjoyable.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Revels its Captivated Crowd with THE BIRTHDAY BOYS: The Songs of Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Revels its Captivated Crowd with THE BIRTHDAY BOYS: The Songs of Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber
by Gil Kaan - March 09, 2015

Kritzerland At Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal followed its successful formula of monthly themed cabarets with The Birthday Boys: The Songs of Stephen Sondheim & Andrew Lloyd Webber.... (more...)
VIDEO: CONAN Becomes First Late Night Host in 50 Years to Film in Cuba; Watch Preview! VIDEO: CONAN Becomes First Late Night Host in 50 Years to Film in Cuba; Watch Preview!
by TV News Desk - March 04, 2015

Conan O'Brien will become the first late night host in fifty years to film a show in Cuba. The special broadcast airs tonight, March 4th - 11/10c on TBS. Watch a preview below!... (more...)

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