Jennifer Kim is memorably bitchy as Kendra, whose own boss avoids her, and Catherine Combs is only marginally nicer as Anika. Ryan Spahn exudes likeability as very decent and very hung-over Dean, while Kyle Beltran is polished as Harvard-educated intern Miles, who politely fetches sodas for these spoiled assistants. Michael Crane gives a haunted air to Lorin, a bookish older fact-checker who keeps reappearing to shush the youngsters, then suddenly gives a moving speech about the futility of his career.
“To do a classic like “‘Night, Mother”, but to do it very well, kind of speaks to the mission of who we are and of bringing in vintage works that people had never seen or hadn’t seen for a very long long time,” Bond said. “We’re thrilled for the two women, the director and the designer to have been nominated and get this recognition for their work.”
Helsinger and the cast have woven a slick evening of laughs that crashes into the reality of a stunt taken too far
Situated under Cirque’s signature blue-and-gold tent, it’s all the more rewarding to dispense with the mystical pretense of the show and embrace the natural feeling that “Kurios” is a traditional circus that’s ditched the animal acts in exchange for exceptional production value.
It doesn’t matter how nondescript the choreography or lyrics are when these women are on stage, they make the show
Theater geeks and casual goers alike are spoiled for choice these days when it comes to catching a show anywhere along the Front Range. This summer is no exception.
The show’s pace, the rare moments of comic relief, the tension and the unexpected create a dramatic time bomb that keeps ticking faster and faster as the two women careen to the show’s end. Prepare to leave the show spent and wiser
The favorite flap-lipped fear monger of cine-philes worldwide is famously credited with saying, “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” Who knows if that’s some elaborate, cadaverous pun, but it certainly rings true for each and every one of Alfred Hitchcock’s masterful, almost tortuous, onscreen lessons in anxiety. To Hitchcock, it wasn’t a […]
The show’s glaring shortcoming is a lack of pacing. Despite a few references to the protagonist’s mental purgatory marked by insistent “ticks,” the show’s only noteworthy chronometric utterances are those of the tired second hands of the audience’s watches
“We’ve worked in several spaces over the past two years, and having a permanent space has got to be every theater company’s ultimate goal, along with building an audience of course, so we’re thrilled,” said Tria Xiong, one of the co-founders of Theatre Esprit Asia, the Mountain West’s first and only theater company focusing specifically on Asian-American show runners and theatergoers.