Orange County Theatre Reviews

Alchemy Theatre Company is moving to Diamond Bar – NEWS

Written by Patrick Chavis

For those unaware of Alchemy Theatre Company, this was taken from their website.

“Alchemy Theatre Company was founded in 2012 by Cory John, Jeff Lowe, Jesse Runde, Stephen John, and Tiffany Berg. The ensemble met working on productions around Orange County and decided to band together out of a desire to diversify the scope of theatre generated in their local community.”

After a decade of putting on shows in Orange County, the theatre company is permanently moving its productions to Diamond Bar. Continue Reading

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THE TOXIC AVENGER at Wayward Artist final weekend is CANCELED – NEWS

Taken from the press release:

I regret to inform you that the closing weekend of The Toxic Avenger is canceled. Unfortunately, a breakthrough case of Covid-19 has appeared in our team. Out of an abundance of caution, the remaining performances are being canceled. It is our hope that a final performance can be rescheduled once it is safe to do so. Our company is working diligently with the actors and creative team to see if this is possible. You will be the first to know. Patrons who purchased tickets for this weekend’s performance were emailed with instructions. If you were not contacted, please email as soon as possible.

The wellness of our cast, crew and audiences is of the utmost importance. Everyone is deeply saddened by these recent events. We hope all who attend and participate in our shows remain healthy and safe. Thank you for your patience and understanding. I look forward to welcoming you back to our space very soon.

Craig Tyrl [he, his, him]

Artistic, Director, The Wayward Artist

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1st Annual OC Theatre Guild Award winners

(Photo by Francis Gacad)

Taken from the Press release:

Awards were given for 16 categories in all. The four gender-neutral acting categories honored two recipients each for a grand total of 20 OCTG Awards handed out during the evening.

Broken down by theater company, Chance Theater had eight awards (Fun Home, Yellowman, Striking 12) Maverick Theater had six awards (The Crucible), Costa Mesa Playhouse had three awards (Silent Sky), and one award apiece for P3 Theatre Company (Doris Day), The Wayward Artist (The Nether), and Curtis Theatre (All Shook Up).

The OC Theatre Guild was founded in 2015 and officially organized in 2019 as a not-for-profit 501(c)3 to serve Orange County’s vital artistic community with a mission to nurture, support, and promote live theatre in greater Orange County. Continue Reading

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Toxic Love : Toxic Avenger the Musical @ Wayward Artist in Santa Ana – Review

(photo courtesy Francis Gerard Gecad)

Written by Patrick Chavis

Toxic Avenger, the Musical is playing now at the Wayward Artist in Santa Ana from April 22nd – May 8th.  The Wayward Artist put on a loud, frantic, and generally hilarious take on this silly rock musical. Fans of the material and fans of raunchy humor will enjoy this production. Continue Reading

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