Louisville Theater Reviews
 


BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer BWW Review: THE WEDDING SINGER at Acting Against Cancer
by Keith Waits - August 15, 2017

I am not the biggest fan of Adam Sandler, or at least the movies he manufactures for himself and his buddies, but I have always liked The Wedding Singer, one of his first, most endearing films. The story of Robbie Hart (Remy Sisk), a cheesy but sincere front man for a wedding band in the late 1980's... (more...)
BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet BWW Review: LADY LEAR at Louisville Ballet
by Keith Waits - August 15, 2017

Lady in the StormThis week sees the closing of Kentucky Shakespeare's 57th season of free, continuous, outdoor Shakespeare productions, making it the oldest company of its kind in the country. To mark the second and final Community Partner Week, they are teaming up with the Louisville Ballet, one of... (more...)
BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Derby Dinner Playhouse BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Derby Dinner Playhouse
by Taylor Clemons - August 14, 2017

Derby Dinner Playhouse brings back a solid chestnut musical with promising results.... (more...)
BWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in Louisville BWW Review: National Tour of MAMMA MIA! in Louisville
by Keith Waits - July 24, 2017

Thanks to the comedic timing and moving performances of three actors, the ABBA musical Mamma Mia!,now playing at Kentucky Center, features enough to keep audiences entertained, whether they are into ABBA, or not.... (more...)
BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare BWW Review: RICHARD II at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - June 19, 2017

This Royal Throne of KingsNeill Robertson is having a very good year. After a triumphant turn in Hedwig and the Angry Inch just one month ago, he here presents us with a Richard II that is nothing less than a lesson for us all.... (more...)
BWW Review: CONFESIONES at Teatro Tercera Llamda BWW Review: CONFESIONES at Teatro Tercera Llamda
by Keith Waits - June 19, 2017

In most of her work, Josefina Lopez explores the hearts and minds of Hispanic women with vivid and bracing language that feels authentic; an honesty filtered through poetry. In her 1997 play Confesiones..., she draws compelling portraits of eight female characters who together might be said to chart... (more...)
BWW Review: AVENUE Q presented by Mind's Eye Theatre Company s at the MeX Theatre BWW Review: AVENUE Q presented by Mind's Eye Theatre Company s at the MeX Theatre
by Taylor Clemons - June 16, 2017

Fur, fuzz, and four letter words make Mind's Eye's Avenue Q a delightfully raunchy romp at the theatre.... (more...)
BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Kentucky Center For The Arts BWW Review: KINKY BOOTS at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - June 14, 2017

After a long wait, Louisville is finally ready to GET KINKY!... (more...)
BWW Review: EAST OF THE SUN at CirqueLouis BWW Review: EAST OF THE SUN at CirqueLouis
by Keith Waits - June 14, 2017

As the traditional circus format has faded more from view, the 'cirque' idea has adopted a higher profile. Cirque de Soleil is an international juggernaut, a cross between dance and human acrobatics presented with a layer of glitzy showmanship, that occupies rare territory in the world of theatre. B... (more...)
BWW Review: THE COMPARABLES at Theatre [502] BWW Review: THE COMPARABLES at Theatre [502]
by Keith Waits - June 07, 2017

Off The Shoulders Of Men... (more...)
BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Kentucky Shakespeare BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING at Kentucky Shakespeare
by Keith Waits - June 07, 2017

Make 'Em Laugh... (more...)
BWW Review: THE FLICK at The Alley Theater BWW Review: THE FLICK at The Alley Theater
by Keith Waits - May 30, 2017

Not Such Small People... (more...)
BWW Review: TICK, TICK... BOOM! at ArtSpace presented by Acting Against Cancer BWW Review: TICK, TICK... BOOM! at ArtSpace presented by Acting Against Cancer
by Taylor Clemons - May 30, 2017

To my delight, the little known gem Tick, Tickā€¦ BOOM has made it's way back to Louisville in a wonderful production directed by Jordan Price.... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour
by Keith Waits - May 22, 2017

BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL, THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at National Tour... (more...)
BWW Review: QUARTET at Little Colonel Playhouse BWW Review: QUARTET at Little Colonel Playhouse
by Keith Waits - May 19, 2017

Getting older. We're all doing it, every minute of every day, whether we like it or not. Time exempts no one even as it robs us of qualities and attributes that once made us who we were, gifts us with new ones, and leaves certain things at our very crux unchanged. The Little Colonel Players' current... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at The Kentucky Center For The Arts BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - May 17, 2017

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL opens triumphantly in Louisville.... (more...)
BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Pandora Productions BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Pandora Productions
by Keith Waits - May 16, 2017

When Love is Hard... (more...)
BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Clarksville Little Theatre BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Clarksville Little Theatre
by Taylor Clemons - May 13, 2017

Music, mayhem, and a gay wedding!... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LAST PARTY at Finnigan Productions BWW Review: THE LAST PARTY at Finnigan Productions
by Keith Waits - April 24, 2017

A Key For Living... (more...)
BWW Review: HUMANA FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT at Actors Theatre Of Louisville BWW Review: HUMANA FESTIVAL CLOSING NIGHT at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - April 19, 2017

Playwrighting Awards and Ghostlight Project... (more...)
BWW Review: AIRNESS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville BWW Review: AIRNESS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - March 30, 2017

Golden Gods Of Rock... (more...)
BWW Review: RECENT ALIEN ABDUCTIONS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville BWW Review: RECENT ALIEN ABDUCTIONS at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - March 27, 2017

Alternate Reality... (more...)
BWW Review: TIME STANDS STILL at The Liminal Playhouse BWW Review: TIME STANDS STILL at The Liminal Playhouse
by Keith Waits - March 27, 2017

Standing on Shifting Sands... (more...)
BWW Review: WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY at Actors Theatre Of Louisville BWW Review: WE'RE GONNA BE OKAY at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - March 13, 2017

Survival Of The Fittest... (more...)
BWW Review: I NOW PRONOUNCE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville BWW Review: I NOW PRONOUNCE at Actors Theatre Of Louisville
by Keith Waits - March 08, 2017

You Can't Have One Without The Other... (more...)