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The Theatre Company of Lafayette is in The Zone

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Judging from the Theater Company of Lafayette’s latest Halloween homage to all things Twilight Zone, the cast and crew must have some serious trust issues. Because if it’s not a sort of group sublimation, then it would have to be some incredible concatenation of ...

40 Women Over 40 brings drama, humor, and healing to stage

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To say that Nancy Cranbourne is excited about her dance company would be a bit of an understatement...

Kathy Griffin is actually a gay man, and other comedic oddities

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Arguably the reigning Queen of Inappropriate Humor, comedian Kathy Griffin is currently riding high with a New York Times bestselling memoir, Official Book Club Selection, a twotime Emmy Award-winning reality series, My Life on the D-List, a series of stand up comedy...

Kron’s latest divides, but will it conquer?

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I can’t speak for any other critics, but for me the most difficult plays to review are those that rest in that nebulous in-between place, those that are formidably mediocre and thereby fail to inspire either serious praise or derision. If a play is exceptionally bad...

Cheech and Chong get it legal

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"It's getting closer all the time,” says Cheech Marin about what he calls the “quasi-legal” state of marijuana use in America. “You can walk down the street of just about any city smoking a joint, and nobody’s gonna hassle you. It’s ridiculous that it’s not legal. ...

Of Pac-Man and leg warmers

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How many times have you been to the theatre during the past year? Granted, you’re reading a theatre review, so you’re probably pretty far down the right hand side of the Bell Curve, but be honest. Did you go once? Twice? In my experience, even self-proclaimed theatre...

Aziz Ansari: Probably not bored

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He can’t possibly be bored. Right...

Get your knickers in a twist

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All of you — okay, both of you –— avid theatre review readers will remember that my last review was of Roller Skating With My Cousin which, unsurprisingly, contained generous amounts of on-stage roller skating.  Who’d of thunk that this, my very next review, would be...

A mannered manor

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It`s not often that I reach for the Bible when trying to wrap my mind around a theatrical experience. Sports metaphors? Sure. Pop culture references? Naturally. But the Bible, not so much. Yet after taking in the opening night performance of the Upstart Crow ...

Barrie’s back

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Just to make sure we’re all on the same page, the title of this review in no way implies that Boulder’s Dinner Theatre’s Peter Pan somehow manages to incorporate references to the medical marijuana dispensaries that have cropped up (heh, heh) on seemingly every other...

This is your grandmother on drugs

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Not unlike a stoner confronted with the choice between a fresh bag of crunchy, nacho-cheesy Doritos and a plate of warm, gooey, fresh-out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookies, I am completely and utterly conflicted. It’s not a simple, cannabis-induced outbreak of the...