Mel Brooks’s THE PRODUCERS has gone from Screen Comedy to Musical Comedy to Screen Musical Comedy and back to the stage again.View More THE PRODUCERS (Bristol Riverside): Bialystock & Bloom, mini-Madoffs of the theater world
I went in to the show a doubting Thomas a came out a believer.View More JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR (Bristol Riverside Theatre): In a little river town a great but shopworn rock opera is reborn
Someone should sit down and write a dozen Country tunes for Jessica Wagner to record in the style of Patsy Cline.View More A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE (BRT): Fall to pieces over Patsy
All of the individual stories the wayfarers tell in William Inge’s BUS STOP come through clearly in Susan D. Atkinson’s production of the ’50s classic at Bristol Riverside Theatre.View More BUS STOP (BRT): A place of isolation
Henrik Ibsen’s classic gets a beautiful production at Bristol Riverside Theatre.View More AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE (BRT): Pollution and politics
Cline is a natural subject for the theater. Although the sad facts of Patsy’s marriage and difficult personal life are alluded to, ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE is more about a relationship a star was able to form with a fan than a full biography of the singer.View More ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE (Bristol Riverside): Sweet dreams of a country superstar
The outlandish parody of the horror and sci-fi genres, now in production at Bristol Riverside Theatre, still elicits laughs and gasps from appreciative audiences and delights with a score of period-style rock, Motown, and doo-wop numbers. BRT’s show, directed with spot-on timing by Susan D. Atkinson, embraces all the retro-camp in the story of Seymour KrelbornView More LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Bristol Riverside Theatre): Don’t Feed the Plants!