Orange County Theatre Reviews

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On Golden Pond @ Camino Real Playhouse in San Juan Capistrano – Review

Written by Daniella Litvak

Some plays are designed for the mind. Sometimes it is because the playwright wants to send out a specific message. Other times the goal is to challenge the audience’s beliefs or to get us to think about things from a new perspective. Then there are the plays created for the heart where emotions are the story’s most important element. On Golden Pond definitely falls into the latter category.   Continue Reading

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Bodice Ripper @ Camino Real Playhouse in San Juan Capistrano – Review

Written by Patrick Chavis 

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again- it’s hard to do comedy, especially when they’re straight comedies. It’s also a type that’s lacking in Orange County Theatre, which isn’t to say it isn’t attempted.  There are a few successful improvisational comedy groups in the OC and every once in a while a show will come around that does the genre justice.  Using what I would describe as an awkward comedic plot structure, El Camino Real’s “Bodice Ripper” takes you on a weird roller coaster ride full of cheesy nonsensical dialogue, cleverly awkward situations and yes, it even makes you think (a little). Continue Reading

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