Posts by Lara Lewis

Neptune Theatre: Art by white people, for white people

I find it laughably hypocritical that Neptune Theatre produced Miracle on 34th Street, a show that rails against the commercialization of Christmas with tickets costing upwards of $80 and brochures for an upcoming Nutcracker production stuffed into the programs. Here’s the thing: I know people in this cast and crew, people I consider friends. Going…

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A new era for the Fountain School of Performing Arts

DISCLAIMER: Lara Lewis is a recent graduate of the Fountain School of Performing Arts and keeps personal relationships with much of the cast and creative team. Philip Akin’s direction of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream is, simply, a triumph of modern theatre. In short, it is everything magical and beautiful that FSPA has the potential…

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Theatre review: Stones in His Pockets

The trio made of director Dayna Tekatch and actors Christian Murray and Rhys Bevan-John return to Neptune with Stones in His Pockets. The three teamed up last year for the acclaimed The 39 Steps. Unfortunately, despite an entertaining show, lightning did not strike twice with this production. Stones in His Pockets, which opened on Friday,…

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Theater Review: Constellations

The latest venture from Keep Good Theatre Company is a highly intellectual emotional rollercoaster. Constellations, written by Nick Payne, is directed by Laura Vingoe-Cramandstars, Jeff Schwager and Leslie Smith in an intimate two-person play. With a minimalist set and a running time of only 60 minutes, Constellations successfully rides the fine line of digestible and…

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