It’s hard to reconcile the Temple Theatre/RhinoLeap production of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST 5 YEARS. On the one hand, the performances are quite good and well worth seeing. On the other hand, the haphazardness of the show, from its structure to some of the creative choices, is puzzling. Read Lauren Van Hemert’s RDU on Stage review of the Temple Theatre/RhinoLeap production of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST 5 YEARS.
Theater Review: Theatre in the Park’s ‘The Santaland Diaries’ Hauls Out the Holly (and Laughs) for a 13th Time
Read Lauren Van Hemert's RDU on Stage Triangle theater review of the Theatre in the Park production of THE SANTALAND DIARIES.
There is something so smile-worthy about The Justice Theatre Project’s Black Nativity, it's divine. Read Lauren Van Hemert's review of The Justice Theater Project's production of Langston Hughes' BLACK NATIVITY.
The touring production of Irving Berlin’s White Christmas is akin to a cup of hot cocoa on a blustery winter day. It’s theatrical comfort food that stirs up memories of a seemingly simpler time and leaves its audience feeling all warm and cozy inside. Read Lauren Van Hemert's review of the show.
There are only a few musicals I would classify as a masterpiece: Rent, Caroline or Change, and perhaps even Les Miserables. After processing the PlayMakers’ production of Ragtime, and there […]