Kyle Fennie

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Theater in Sketch: THE ROSES IN JUNE (Seagull Productions)

Chuck Schultz reviews in words and image.

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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Deep Blue Theatre Collective): 2016 Fringe review 20.2

Upon entering the MAAS Space, with it’s exposed beams and brick walls, and wooden floors, the very sensation of being engulfed in 1940s New Orleans in summer ensues. An ensemble…

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A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE (Deep Blue Theatre Collective): 2016 Fringe review 20.1

Deep Blue goes for the jugular with a serious staging of STREETCAR, Tennessee Williams’s beloved, hard, and overheated play

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TRANSLATIONS (Villanova): Mapping identity

When the British army renames the Irish village of Baille Baeg with an Anglicized name, the villagers must decide if it’s still the same place they’ve always known.

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A WONDERFUL NOISE (Villanova): Noise but not wonderful

Michael Hollinger and Vance Lemkuhl’s musical is lacking in conflict and complexity.

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MACBETH (Villanova): Ambition, conscience, fates, and kazoos

This production offers gore, unconventionality, and laughs, and certainly strikes up debates about the meaning of the play’s profound poetry.

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MICHAEL & EDIE (Villanova Theater): 60-second review

It’s more than the classic boy meets girl, boy likes girl, girl is cold to boy tale:. Rachel Bonds’s MICHAEL & EDIE is a whirlwind of realization, emotion, and introspection.

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BIG LOVE (Villanova): 60-second review

Based upon a 2,500-year-old classical Greek play, BIG LOVE tells the story of 50 brides who show up at an Italian mansion, fleeing their 50 cousins/potential husbands.