Posts about: Emily Ristine Holloway

Teen performers excel in Sondheim classic

July 30, 2019

One of my biggest challenges when it comes to reviewing is there is always a chance that I will see the same show multiple times, both professional and non-professional productions. That means that I have to endeavor to remain objective and judge each production on... read more

Electrifying performances dominate ‘Violet, The Musical’

June 10, 2019

On the onset, let me just say how thoroughly impressed I am with ECLIPSE, the emerging artists offshoot program of Summer Stock Stage, co-founded by Artistic Director Emily Ristine Holloway and Managing Director Rachel Riegel. Their inaugural production of “Spring Awakening” in 2017 and their... read more

Rising stars shine brightly in ‘Dogfight’

June 4, 2018

Having reviewed “Spring Awakening,” Eclipse’s hit summer show last year, I had high expectations that its current production, “Dogfight,” another musical, would match the quality of its predecessor. I am happy to report that I was not disappointed when I saw it Friday at the... read more

‘Spring Awakening’ showcases polished emerging artists

June 5, 2017

Fans who are familiar with Summer Stock Stage, an innovative musical theatre program that offers opportunities for area high school performers to hone and practice their craft, will especially appreciate the professional quality of ‘Spring Awakening.” The production is presented by Eclipse, an outgrowth of Summer... read more