Backstage Review: ‘Tiny Beautiful Things’

“Tiny Beautiful Things” takes the audience on a journey into those dark times that we all experience but seldom talk about. And it is done with nonjudgmental compassion that will bring you to tears.

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Backstage Review: ‘Artifice’ at Restless Artists Theater

Payne Showers is a struggling artist, that is, until the reports of his death in an avalanche. Upon his demise, the value of his art increases, and Payne’s estranged wife takes notice. Looking to cash in on her husband’s newly found value, Maggie arranges an action of his work through her gallery.

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Backstage Review: ‘Into the Woods’

Take one part Grimm’s Fairy Tales and one part Stephen Sondheim’s music, add to that a talented cast, and you have “Into the Woods.’ Produced by the Sierra School of Performing Arts and performed at Bartley Ranch before hitting the road to Reno Little Theater, then it’s off to Carson City’s Brewery Arts Center.
~Photos and Review by Dana Nollsch~

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Backstage Review: ‘Quartet’ by Gothic North Productions

In a way, “Quartet” is a coming-of-age play. Four aging opera singers find themselves in the same luxurious British retirement home. The same home that the composer Giuseppe Verdi bequeathed to become a retirement home for opera singers. These four have a history with each other, a rich and intriguing past indeed. Now, these four are challenged to do one last performance.

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Back Stage Review “25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at RLT.

’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ follows a group of unique sixth graders competing in The ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’. When I say Unique, I mean Very Unique indeed. One of the fun aspects of the ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ is that there is audience participation. A few lucky audience members are picked to be part of the spelling bee. 

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Backstage Review: ‘Puffs’ at Good Luck Macbeth

Harry Potter fans will love this face-paced story of the other wizard’s adventures. You know the story but “Puffs” looks at the saga through different eyes.
If you don’t know, the Potter Saga “Puffs” will be the perfect way to enjoy the story and not have to watch 14 or more hours of movies, but after experiencing “Puffs,” you will want to.

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Backstage Review: “Admissions” at RAT

With one part comedy, one part white privilege bound together with a talented and passionate cast, ‘Admissions’ asks that very question.
Admissions by Joshua Harmon, Directed by Debra Lynn Hull and Performed at Restless Artist Theater from July 8th through July 18th

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Backstage Review: Clue at Bruka Theater

“Clue” is a campy play based on the board game of the same name. As in the game, you have several characters coming together for an evening of mystery and murder. Each character has instructions that include a new identity that they must adapt. Their host (Mr. Body) has many tricks up his sleeve for the evening.

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