Category: Reviews

Great editing and fresh ideas characterize ‘DramaUrge’

“DramaUrge” definitely competes in the 2021 Kansas City Fringe Festival with its artistic expression and absurd storyline. With a title like “DramaUrge,” viewers...

‘BASCULE’ nurtures aerial excellence

Grace, style, precision, and strength characterize the beautiful “BASCULE: Balancing Art and Passion,” the 2021 Kansas City Fringe Festival entry from local aerial...

Italian entry examines isolation in ‘Safe’

  During 2020, the COVID pandemic forced many to remain isolated and alone, with a fear of the virus, the care necessary to fight the virus, and precautions that...

No script creates funny Performance Art

When words fail me, this reviewer wrestles for any words to describe a humorous entry in the 2021 Fringe Festival that has no script, no words, and allows a comic...

‘My Dear Debbie’ uses comedy for strong message

Go back to the 1950’s television when Loretta Young twirled into her room to greet viewers with her striking gowns. Remember when Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher...

Writer’s memories cloud pain, reality

When pen goes to paper, sometimes the truth changes at the hands of the author in efforts to make a story more attractive, more engaging, and sometimes to cover for...

‘Annie’ packs on charm, heart-warming fun

  Traveling Broadway road shows may have bigger casts, more elaborate costumes, spectacular sets, and technical aspects fit for large venues, but as for talent,...

“Roar” debuts at KC Fringe Festival

A special new musical for families of all ages, “Roar,” makes its debut at the 2021 KC Fringe Festival with a story about clowns, a circus, and dancing bears. The...

Almost one-man-show uses lots of physical comedy

Short of plot, heavy on skin, DK Reinemer’s KC Fringe 2021 Show, “Becoming Magic Mike” features lots of physical comedy, undressing, singing, dressing, jokes,...

Musical theatre thrives with ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ production

Good verses evil serves as a classic struggle in drama, and that clash develops differently in the novel by Robert Lewis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and...

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