Connecticut Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre BWW Review: SLEEPING BEAUTY at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre
by Sean Fallon - April 21, 2018

An all-star cast all perform roles that truly highlight their talents in this comical musical adaptation of SLEEPING BEAUTY, that is performed at the Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre in Bridgeport, CT. I highly recommend this show for the whole family!... (more...)
BWW Review: SPRING PIANO BAR...N 2018 at Ridgefield Theater Barn BWW Review: SPRING PIANO BAR...N 2018 at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Sean Fallon - April 21, 2018

The SPRING PIANO BAR...N 2018 brings talented musicians together before an encouraging and participatory packed house.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE REVISIONIST at Playhouse On Park BWW Review: THE REVISIONIST at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - April 14, 2018

How one defines family can vary greatly from culture to culture and from generation to generation. What that word means to one person may mean something completely different to another. These are lessons learned by Maria and David, cousins from two very different worlds that form the heart of Jesse ... (more...)
BWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Little Theatre Of Manchester At Cheney Hall BWW Review: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at Little Theatre Of Manchester At Cheney Hall
by Sean Fallon - April 14, 2018

An amazing cast under wonderful direction delivers a first rate performance of an emotionally intense drama about a dysfunctional family.... (more...)
BWW Review: SECOND CHANCE at Seven Angels Theatre BWW Review: SECOND CHANCE at Seven Angels Theatre
by Sean Fallon - April 08, 2018

A new show called Second Chance comes to Waterbury, with a great cast who convey numerous emotions in this comedy with dramatic elements.... (more...)
BWW Review: NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre BWW Review: NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - April 08, 2018

NANA'S NAUGHTY KNICKERS is a comedy that has the audience laughing from start to finish, with brilliant acting performances highlighted by the three lead actresses who make an amazing comedy trio. I highly recommend this show.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Castle Craig Players BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Castle Craig Players
by Sean Fallon - April 07, 2018

A brilliant musical within a comedy is performed by a highly talented cast of enthusiastic actors and actresses who keep the audience entertained throughout the entire performance.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at TheaterWorks BWW Review: THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE at TheaterWorks
by Joseph Harrison - March 25, 2018

Since ancient times, men have been dressing up as women to perform in a variety of settings. From ancient Japanese theater to Shakespeare's classics, a man in drag was something one just came to expect from the theatre. But in modern times, dressing in drag has taken on a much different meaning. For... (more...)
BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Downtown Cabaret Theatre BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - March 19, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR comes to the Downtown Cabaret Bridgeport Theatre with an excellent cast and a brilliant idea on the signature song, 'Superstar.'... (more...)
BWW Review: STOP/TIME DANCE THEATER'S 15 at Playhouse On Park BWW Review: STOP/TIME DANCE THEATER'S 15 at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - March 18, 2018

The traditional gift for a 15th anniversary is crystal, if you follow that sort of thing. So, it is fitting that the 15th anniversary show of the stop/time dance theater at Playhouse on Park in West Hartford is a brilliant and clear demonstration of the passion and skill of founder/director Darlene ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: BASKERVILLE in New Haven BWW Reviews: BASKERVILLE in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - March 13, 2018

Mystery or comedy? Enjoy both in Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery.... (more...)
BWW Review: AN EVENING OF ONE ACTS 2018 at Ridgefield Theater Barn BWW Review: AN EVENING OF ONE ACTS 2018 at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Sean Fallon - March 10, 2018

Eight short plays and four one minute vignettes had a packed house laughing at the Ridgefield Theater Barn, I highly recommend coming to see the 2018 edition of AN EVENING OF ONE ACTS.... (more...)
BWW Review: GOLDILOCKS at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre BWW Review: GOLDILOCKS at Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre
by Sean Fallon - March 04, 2018

The Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre has adults and children laughing with a highly entertaining musical adaptation of GOLDILOCKS, starring five cast members who truly get to shine in a show that I highly recommend to all ages.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE EXONERATED at Vagabond Theatre Company BWW Review: THE EXONERATED at Vagabond Theatre Company
by Sean Fallon - February 26, 2018

Moving true stories of six people who were wrongfully convicted of murder get told from a first person perspective by a brilliant cast whose powerful portrayal of the exonerated evokes deep emotions from the audience, in THE EXONERATED.... (more...)
BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Hartford Stage BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Hartford Stage
by Joseph Harrison - February 25, 2018

???????"The story you are about to witness is one of romance, tragedy, primal murder and the urge for revenge." These words, spoken by the famous Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot open Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, the latest production at Hartford Stage (in collaboration with the ... (more...)
BWW Review: RED HOT MAMA at Seven Angels Theatre BWW Review: RED HOT MAMA at Seven Angels Theatre
by Sean Fallon - February 25, 2018

The story of Sophie Tucker's life is brilliantly told through the musical comedy RED HOT MAMA. Writer and director Sharon McNight stars as former Hartford resident, Sophie Tucker who was one of the first women of American show business.... (more...)
BWW Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Ridgefield Playhouse BWW Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at Ridgefield Playhouse
by Sean Fallon - February 25, 2018

Local Ridgefield, CT talent combines with professional Broadway talent to bring an excellent performance of the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT to the Ridgefield Playhouse. This adaptation of the Biblical account of Joseph, son of Jacob, is put to music in a... (more...)
BWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at Playhouse On Park BWW Review: INTIMATE APPAREL at Playhouse On Park
by Joseph Harrison - February 20, 2018

The art of creation, whether it be a beautiful painting, a poem, or a piece of clothing can be a very personal experience. The artist expresses herself through each stroke of the pen or flick of the paintbrush and aims to capture the world as she sees it or as she would like it to be. But creation, ... (more...)
BWW Review: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre BWW Review: PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES at Connecticut Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - February 17, 2018

PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES is an amazing country musical with comedy and a talented cast who play their own instruments, telling the story, mostly through song. The Connecticut Cabaret Theatre, in Berlin, CT, has once again put together a first rate cast. For a night of great music and entertainment, ... (more...)
BWW Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Downtown Cabaret Theatre BWW Review: A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - February 10, 2018

Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is presented at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport CT, by a stellar cast who provide first rate performances in a manner universally appealing to audiences of different backgrounds.... (more...)
BWW Review: EVITA at Westport Country Playhouse BWW Review: EVITA at Westport Country Playhouse
by Sean Fallon - February 08, 2018

A strong cast with amazing voices brings the story of Evita to the Westport Country Playhouse, mesmerizing the audience. You will see excellent singing and dancing, as the story is told through the music in this Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.... (more...)
BWW Review: ONCE at the Warner Theatre BWW Review: ONCE at the Warner Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - February 05, 2018

There is something magical and monumental happening on the stage of the Warner Theatre in Torrington, CT. Granted, theatre is inherently magical by nature, but in the Warner Stage Company's production of ONCE, something extra, something ethereal, and something heart-wrenchingly beautiful is taking p... (more...)
BWW Review: FENCES at Ridgefield Theater Barn BWW Review: FENCES at Ridgefield Theater Barn
by Sean Fallon - February 04, 2018

A stellar cast provides a phenomenal performance in August Wilson's emotionally intense drama, FENCES.... (more...)
BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS at Theaterworks BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS at Theaterworks
by Joseph Harrison - January 28, 2018

There is a lot about the universe that we don't know. Could we be living in just one version of a life with infinite possibilities? And in that scenario what stays constant and what changes? What is the impact of a small change in tone or a choice of words to the outcomes of life? These are just som... (more...)
BWW Reviews: OFFICE HOUR in New Haven BWW Reviews: OFFICE HOUR in New Haven
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - January 28, 2018

Julia Cho's compelling play, Office Hour, runs through Feb. 11 @Long_Wharf.... (more...)