Ending Ithaca College’s Main Stage season is the adaptation of “Measure for Measure,” the exciting and wildly humorous play by William Shakespeare.
Midwestern African-American family, the soothing sounds of soul music and the love of a good game of dominoes, put them together, and you have the Kitchen Theatre Company’s latest production, “Broke-ology.” The play, written by
Under the flashing lights of Amsterdam’s Red Light District, two friends unwittingly begin a love triangle that will change their lives. Boundaries blur in “Red Light Winter,” Adam Rapp’s passionate play currently showing at the Kitchen Theatre Company. Long-time pals Davis (Jesse Bush) and Matt (Eric Gilde) are both writers. Davis is an on-the-rise, self-centered…
“Mitzi’s Abortion” by playwright Elizabeth Heffron, put on by The Actor’s Workshop of Ithaca, offers a humorous and moving exploration of the ethics, religion and politics of late-term abortion. Meet Mitzi (Dayna Joan), a 22-year-old with an army husband and a happy accident — a baby on the way. However, the news is quickly undermined by…
Soon after arriving at his job one morning, Lee Fountain yells, “Call me Waldo!” and recites line after line of the American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson’s thoughts. This man is not insane. After reading Emerson’s works, Lee (Matthew Boston), a descendant of Emerson, takes on the classic writer’s persona in the Kitchen Theatre Company’s comedy…
Audiences step into the Victorian home of Lord Edgar Hillcrest and Lady Enid Hillcrest to solve “The Mystery of Irma Vep” in the Kitchen Theatre’s latest production.
Director Sara Lampert Hoover’s production of “Neat” at the Kitchen Theatre shines as a complex American coming-of-age story with a set that consists of only a few hanging pictures, a wardrobe with two outfits and a cast of one woman.
From the dreary small towns of Washington to the highly charged deserts of Iraq, “Plumfield, Iraq,” Ithaca College’s first theater production of the season, flits between the duality of right and wrong, and effectively portrays one character’s state of mind, but fails to create a connection to its other themes.
“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.
While Cornell University’s adaptation of “The Cherry Orchard” brings the more than 100-year-old classic outdoors and presents its complex script in English rather than in Russian, it manages to convey the pain of loss and the strength of family with a timeless grace.