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‘Fun Home’ features a child prodigy in a pivotal role

September 18, 2017

When 12-year old Amelia Wray was cast as young Alison in the Phoenix Theatre regional premier of “Fun Home,” a buzz spread throughout Indy’s theatre community about her stunning audition. There was also a consensus that she was  perfect for the role as small Alison... read more

Two wacky comedies are IndyFringe highlights

August 25, 2017

It wasn’t intentional and simply a matter of scheduling but Thursday I attended, one right after another,  two of what surely are among the funniest of shows on the IndyFringe 17 schedule. In doing so, I witnessed performances by some of Indy’s finest comic actors,... read more

IndyFringe17 offerings range from the silly to the sublime

August 21, 2017

IndyFringe 2017 is off and running with Mass Ave. and its environs teeming with enthusiastic entertainment lovers sampling 74 shows, with something for every taste, presented in nine venues. Considered by many to be one of Indy’s hippest neighborhood, the booming Mass Ave. neighborhood possesses a... read more

Phoenix musical mixes cultures, humor, romance and revolution

June 27, 2017

Last summer I was invited to participate in The Phoenix Theatre‘s Annual Pitch Night to  hear a description of  plays that were being considered for the current season and give them scores that would help the theatre decide what to stage. Of the various plays pitched.... read more