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"Spring Awakening" show #886

At the time of seeing Fresno State University Theatre’s production of Spring Awakening, I had seen five previous productions of the...

Mini-Rogue Review Round-up Day 2

Titillated Donna Kay Yarbough has brought a new title to Fresno audiences, Titillated, a journey of comedic erotica through the mediums...

Mini-Rogue Review Round-up Day 1

Day 1 brought two featured shows and one special event to the LAByrinth Art Collective venue, and the house was filled audiences ready...

"Les Miserables" show #869

The sweeping, epic presentation of Les Miserables is still prevalent and powerful when done with the right company of musical theatre...

"Men on Boats" show #864

Jaclyn Blackhaus’s Men on Boats re-imagines the 1869 government-sponsored expedition to the Grand Canyon by putting a female lens on the...

Rogue 2023 Round-Up

I had one day to enjoy as much Rogue Festival 2023 as I could, so I loaded up the schedule and took in five stellar shows. Below are some...

"Dear Evan Hansen," show #857

Dear Evan Hansen, your show is one complicated piece, and here’s why: there’s so much to love and so much to cringe at. I want to love...

"Harvey," show #848

Fresno Pacific University theatre is currently running an absolutely charming production of Mary Chase’s Pulitzer-winning comedy, Harvey....

"Every Brilliant Thing," show #847

The Fools Collaborative have gifted Fresno audiences with a sincerely poignant play in Duncan MacMillan and Jonny Donahoe’s Every...

"Wild Swimming," show #846

Marek Horn’s Wild Swimming is a play written at a level beneath whimsical, requiring strong directorial vision and stylistic execution by...

Mini-Rogue Festival 2022 Preview

This year’s ‘Seattle-to-Fresno’ Mini-Rogue will take up residence at LAByrinth Art Collective after a two-year hiatus! Coming to the...

"Rent" show #841

It’s never lost on me that when a theatre group chooses to take on Rent, there is a tall order to be filled. This Pulitzer-winning,...

"Hamilton," show #833

The tour of Hamilton is young, scrappy, and talented! I had the pleasure of seeing this outstanding cast deliver a fantastic performance...

"Anastasia," show #828

Anastasia is perhaps my generation’s most-beloved animated film not produced by Disney. The story concerns Anya, a royal who, separated...

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