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BWW Review: AND A WORLD TO CARRY ON: LAURA NYRO REMEMBERED at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - August 23, 2015

Erica Garraffa is spellbinding as the brilliant and unique singer-songwriter responsible for some the best songs of the Sixties and Seventies.... (more...)
BWW Review: Gen Y's Florida Premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is 'So Very' and So Much More
by Matt Tamanini - August 17, 2015

There is something killer going on in Orlando's theatre scene, and I mean that in the best possible way. Since debuting with a production of CABARET in January, Gen Y Productions has staged thrilling Florida premieres of two of New York's most buzzed-about new works, a risky proposition for a theatr... (more...)
BWW Review: A PECULIAR CROSSROADS: A CELEBRATION OF THE LIFE AND ART OF FLANNERY O'CONNOR at the Silver Meteor Gallery
by Peter Nason - August 14, 2015

Betty-Jane Parks brilliantly inhabits the role of Flannery O'Connor in a brief, but memorable one-woman show.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS at Camp IDS Musical Theatre
by Peter Nason - July 27, 2015

Mary Olive Gauthier leads a talented group of actors in this wonderful retelling of the iconic Sondheim musical...with a twist.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Stephen Adly Guirgis' THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT at Stageworks
by Peter Nason - July 18, 2015

Down and dirty and poetic at the same time, TMFWTH is funny, edgy and extremely smart.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Ken Ferrigni's OCCUPATION at Jobsite Theater
by Peter Nason - July 12, 2015

If you like your humor like coffee-purists like their java--extremely black--then this show is for you.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL at MAD Theatre of Tampa
by Peter Nason - June 13, 2015

Great cast and amazing vocals from the fine folks at Mad Theatre; too bad the script and the score are not worthy of their talent.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Incredible Paul Potenza & Angela Bond in Jobsite's ANNAPURNA
by Peter Nason - May 19, 2015

Only four chances left to see this Jobsite winner which showcases the finest local performances of the year thus far.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - An Enchanting Love Story For All Ages
by Jimmy Ferraro - May 07, 2015

"BEAUTY AND THE BEAST" is a musical treat for the entire family!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Stephen Sondheim's INTO THE WOODS at the Center for the Arts at River Ridge
by Peter Nason - March 07, 2015

A production so incredible you forget it's a high school show.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Let Your Freak Flag Fly with SHREK THE MUSICAL at Corbett IDS
by Peter Nason - March 07, 2015

Director Seth Travaglino and his wonderful young cast bring the popular musical to life.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE CASE OF THE JERSEY LILY at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - March 03, 2015

A great set and some strong performances can't save a mundane script and some serious pacing issues.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Opposites Attract in FIRST DATE
by Jimmy Ferraro - February 26, 2015

If you want to have a few laughs with a story that takes a contemporary look at dating in 2015, "FIRST DATE" is the new little musical for you!... (more...)
BWW Reviews: W. Paul Wade & Dennis Duggan Shine in TWELVE ANGRY MEN
by Peter Nason - February 23, 2015

Despite some flaws, this is a riveting production with immersion staging that puts us right there in the jury room.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: MAD Theatre of Tampa's RENT at the Shimberg Playhouse
by Peter Nason - February 16, 2015

The production is of such high quality that oftentimes we forget that MAD is a community theatre.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Timely BIRDS OF A FEATHER at Stageworks
by Peter Nason - February 01, 2015

It's a light-hearted romp with four actors playing every role. Underneath the sweetness and humor lies a deep, heart-warming view of love and marriage equality.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: ON GOLDEN POND at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - January 24, 2015

A heartfelt, entertaining show from one of the best community theaters in the Tampa area.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Astounding Giles Davies in Jobsite Theater's TWELFTH NIGHT
by Peter Nason - January 15, 2015

This is an eye-popping, slam dunk production, with a star turn by Giles Davies as Malvolio that leaves the audience in hysterics.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: First Night of TWELFTH NIGHT Delights at Jobsite
by Desiree Fantal - January 13, 2015

I'm prepared to lose friends as I type this, but I'm actually not a huge of Will S. Perhaps attending a Shakespeare camp in my youth would've lead me in a different path, but in the past I'd spend so much time sifting through and interpreting the language, that the overall impact of the story was lo... (more...)
BWW Reviews: HANDLE WITH CARE at Stageworks
by Peter Nason - December 08, 2014

Just in time for the Christmas and Hanukkah seasons, this show is a real charmer, a perfect stocking stuffer to help get you in the holiday spirit.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DIRTY DANCING - The Danciest Show in Town!
by Jimmy Ferraro - December 05, 2014

And if you like 'DIRTY DANCING', the film, this stage version is indeed a 'cinematic' stage production.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: RENT at Florida Southern College in Lakeland
by Peter Nason - November 18, 2014

The production has some shaky moments, but it soon settles into a wonderful, captivating show with a stunning performance of 'I Will Cover You (Reprise)' that is an out-of-the-park home run.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: DOUBT at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason - November 13, 2014

This is a show where everything comes together--acting, set design, sound, direction and that wonderful script. This is as good as community theatre gets.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Biting Wit in VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM
by Desiree Fantal - November 03, 2014

Under the direction of David Jenkins, Busch's campy brand of depravity was perfectly executed on Jobsite's set. Brian Smallheer's minimalistic set design engages the eye just enough, while allowing the players to retain the audience's attention.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Jobsite Theater's VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM
by Peter Nason - November 02, 2014

Zachary Hines shines in a performance that could be considered a master class in camp.... (more...)




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