Orange County Theatre Reviews

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Interview with Annie Loui Director and Adaptor of Longitude @ UCI Irvine – Podcast


A devised physical theatre production exploring invention, engineering & obsession in the 18th century.

LONGITUDE is a devised theater performance about 18th century inventor/clockmaker John Harrison, and his entry into the most important race of the century; to discover a means of measuring longitude.

March 16 – 18, 2017

Experimental Media Performance Lab (xMPL)

Performances:
Evenings: March 16, 17, 18 @ 8 p.m.  2017
Matinees: March 18 @ 2 p.m.

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A Show You Can Jump On : Claudio Quest @ The Chance Theatre – Review

(All photos by Doug Catiller, True Image Studio)

Written by Alina Mae Wilson 

Ladies and gentlemen, there’s a new show in town! It’s a comedic musical that delves into the psyches of sentient video game characters as they go on their adventure.  Due to the plot and its format, I find myself instinctively giving writer/director Marshall Pailet points for creativity.  The show is bright, colorful, and positively peppered with pop-culture references, but at times it appears to be trying to be deeper that it actually is.  Nevertheless, the characters are engaging; a lot of the jokes land well, and for the most part Claudio Quest succeeds in holding the audience’s attention. Continue Reading

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OC-Centric Presents : Kill A Better Mousetrap & Left Behind, Waiting – Podcast Review

(photos by: Stephen Rack)

Miles Merbinoe has a reason – in his own mind, at least – to shut down the world’s longest-running play, Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap. And, as Christie was the “Queen of Crime,” what more fitting way to do this than… murder? Merbinoe’s frustrations, wild theories, and ruminations on the contrariness of success set the stage for hilarity in this comedy. Taken from the website  Continue Reading

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AMB Theatre Podcast #56 presented by OCR : A Chorus Line @ The Chance Theatre in Anaheim – Podcast

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In an empty theater, on a bare stage, casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 23 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for—with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed—to have the chance to dance. Taken from the website 

July 1- August 7 2016

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