THE SUNSHINE BOYS

Neil Simon‘s THE SUNSHINE BOYS now playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre about the reunion of a pair of elderly vaudeville comedians still has a few laughs but seems to have lost its shine. 11 years before the play opened Al (James Sutorius) announced to his comedic partner Willie (Lenny Wolpe) that he was…

AMADEUS – a murderous musical rivalry

AMADEUS, now playing at North Coast Repertory Theatre is a spellbinding tale of talent, jealousy, madness, and revenge that is not to be missed. The 38th season opener for the theatre playing through October 6th brings the talent and the troubles between Salieri and Mozart to spectacular life. It might be coincidence that the saying…

ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE at North Coast Rep

ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE at North Coast Repertory Theatre invites audiences back to the fast taking, musical filled world of Damon Runyon with this fun and nostalgic return to Runyonland. Like GUYS AND DOLLS before it, ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE is based on Runyon’s colorful tales of New York . This time the…

A WALK IN THE WOODS

Sometimes A WALK IN THE WOODS is exactly what you need to be reminded that theatre can showcase some dynamic performances while also offering some talking points that were as relevant in 1988 when it first premiered as it is today. Peace, nuclear disarmament, and high level political negotiations are no stranger to our current…

MOON OVER BUFFALO

MOON OVER BUFFALO, now playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre through February 10th, is a farce that proves that sometimes the most dramatic action is happening behind the scenes in the green room. George (Arthur Hanket) and Charlotte Hay (Katrina Ferguson) are in Buffalo with their (failing) touring theatre company playing CYRANO DE BERGERAC…

BLITHE SPIRIT is in full spirits

BLITHE SPIRIT, the hit comedy by Noel Coward brings a spirited performance to the stage of The North Coast Repertory Theatre through September 30th. It all begins when Charles (J.Todd Adams) wants to hold a séance in his house to observe for his next novel. His supportive, if proper wife Ruth (Joanna Strapp) throws a…

THE FATHER brings a misty water colored memory

Usually the audience is in the best seats in the house, at least information wise during a play.  We are privileged to see as everything unfolds, and watching as every angle develops while we wait for the other characters to catch up.  In THE FATHER, playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre through June 24th,…