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From left, Mikaela Izquierdo as Jessie, Melissa Miller as Lina and Erica Steinhagen as Adrienne rehearse for the Kitchen Theatre production Cry It Out.

Female-focused story takes the local stage in play

By Julia DiGeronimo February 6, 2020
From left, Mikaela Izquierdo as Jessie, Melissa Miller as Lina and Erica Steinhagen as Adrienne rehearse for "Cry It Out."
From left, director Wendy Dann and actor Karl Gregory work on a scene in “Every Brilliant Thing.” The play encourages audience participation and addresses themes of mental illness.

Interactive play addresses themes of depression and suicide

By Kara Bowen, Staff Writer November 1, 2017
Every character besides the narrator is played by a member of the audience. Some stay in their seats ... while others are brought onto the stage.
Editorial: Local theater initiatives deserve more recognition

Editorial: Local theater initiatives deserve more recognition

September 13, 2017
Theater is a representation of the world around us. It displays our cultural anxieties, fears and pressing issues.
Courtesy of Dave Burbank

Kitchen Theatre set to perform ‘Hand to God’ until Sept. 25

By Angela Poffenbaugh, Staff Writer September 14, 2016
The Kitchen Theatre in downtown Ithaca is hosting “Hand to God,” a show that breaks social boundaries through raunchy and hilarious puppet characters. This is the first production of “Hand to God” in the Ithaca area since the show debuted off-Broadway in 2011.
From left, Alexander Thomas and Gillian Glasco star as Kenyatta and his daughter, Nina, respectively, in “Sunset Baby,” directed by Dominique Morisseau, at the Kitchen Theatre Company.

Review: Kitchen Theatre play delves into family values

By Daniel Wisniewski, Staff Writer December 10, 2014
Exceptional acting fuels a family-centric narrative in "Sunset Baby," running from Dec. 3–21 at the Kitchen Theatre Company and directed by Dominique Morisseau.
Clockwise from top left, Michael Samuel Kaplan, Alexander Thomas, Brendan Powers, Alison Scaramella and Jesse Bush and star in “Opus” at the Kitchen Theatre. The play is about a missing musician.

Review: Actors deliver stunning performance in ‘Opus’ at Kitchen Theatre

By Nicole Arocho, Staff Writer October 30, 2012
The Kitchen Theatre presents their second play of their season, "Opus."

Grounded acting fails to move story

By Lucy Walker, Staff Writer October 4, 2011
“In the Company of Dancers,” the latest production at the Kitchen Theatre, is a complex theatrical performance that combines narrative and motion, but fails to accurately portray the life of a woman with one simple goal — to dance.
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