Any off-Broadway incarnation of “Rent” is an ambitious undertaking that inevitably comes with atmospheric expectations. Ignite Theatre’s production at the Aurora Fox this August is no exception, and fortunately for metro-area Rent-heads, the show, by and large, delivers
On top of single-handedly tackling an array of characters, Martin-Fullwood asks for and receives plenty of aid from the audience of about 70, an almost inevitable occurrence in a theater where even those in the worst seats are no more than 30 feet from the stage
“We know, and our audience knows, about the great stuff we’re doing and the high quality of our productions,” said Charlie Packard, the Fox’s executive producer and individual award recipient for Outstanding Scenic Design in Metamorphoses. “It’s nice to know that the Henry judges recognize that as well.”
That classic, Falstaffian enigma of rallying for the greasy scalawag comes through in spades in Winters’ performance. It answers the question why Americans can’t get enough of that damned Jack Sparrow.
With the ease and charm of a seasoned philosophy prof, Dubac knits his waking dream with a lightning fast observations about a world built on perceptions and cliches
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“We think we might have some important slots filled, but we won’t know which they are until we see the London actors in the next few days,” Byrne wrote Wednesday in an email from the airport in Dubai en route to London.
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Any part of the show is a marvel, the retro costumes, the slapstick moves, the outdoor theater vibe, the “cuckold” clan dance, but as a package, the show is a memorable winner