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Prick Me, Do I Not Bleed?

Posted  July 27, 2017  by  arts_louisville

The Merchant of Venice By William Shakespeare Directed by Kyle Ware Review by Keith Waits Entire contents are copyright © 2017 Keith Waits. All rights reserved. The Merchant of Venice has always been a problematic play. For generations, it was performed in a manner to deliberately disparage Jews by characterizing the moneylender Shylock as a […]

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The Bard's Town

How Low Will You Go?

Posted  July 22, 2017  by  arts_louisville

Kenn Parks & Katye Heim in Bethany. Photo courtesy The Bard’s Town. Bethany By Laura Marks Directed by Doug Schutte Review by Keith Waits Entire contents copyright © 2017 by Keith Waits. All rights reserved. What are you capable of when your economic stability is threatened? When your child is taken from you? How far […]

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PNC Broadway in Louisville

You Can Dance, You Can Cry

Posted  July 22, 2017  by  arts_louisville

The touring cast of Mamma Mia!, photo by Kevin Thomas Garcia Mamma Mia! Music & lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus Book by Catherine Johnson Directed by Phylidda Lloyd Review by Brian Kennedy Entire contents copyright © 2017 by Brian Kennedy. All rights reserved Thanks to the comedic timing and moving performances of three actors, […]

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Commonwealth Theatre Center

Seeking Safety

Posted  July 21, 2017  by  arts_louisville

Brook Morrison and Catherine Young in Dry Land. Photo courtesy Ben Park Dry Land By Ruby Rae Spiegel Directed by Ben Park Review by Keith Waits Entire contents are copyright © 2017 by Keith Waits. All rights reserved. I knew nothing about Dry Land before this performance. But I’m not sure it would be easy […]

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Looking for Lilith

You Should Always Ask

Posted  July 20, 2017  by  arts_louisville

Christie Charron, Kris Freeman, & Cameron Murphy in Defining Infinity. Photo by Holly Stone. Defining Infinity A Newly Devised Looking For Lilith Original Review by Keith Waits Entire contents copyright © 2017 Keith Waits. All rights reserved. Aspects of the current repressive political climate are, arguably, a reaction to a crucial moment in American society’s […]

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