"Current Issue" by Dario S. Bucheli Bucheli’s ‘Semantic Web,’ on display at TASI in June, offers new ways of experiencing art How many of us get to see paintings we admire in real life? They are often housed in galleries in far-flung places around the globe which we may never be able to visit. Fortunately, … Continue reading Paint — Passion and Practice
Chadwick Boseman in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom." When word broke that Chadwick Boseman had died of cancer on Aug. 28, 2020, the world gasped in shock. Boseman was riding high, with his marvelous work on “Black Panther” catapulting him to global stardom. Then word came that he had a final movie in the can, a … Continue reading Review: Boseman, Davis play right notes in ‘Ma Rainey’
Ramona Young stars in BCP's "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" through April 24. Photo by Pete Churton Beaumont Community Players, opened the doors April 9 for its first live performance in 13 months with “I Loved, I Lost, I made Spaghetti,” a one-woman show written by Jacques Lamarre, based on Giulia Melucci’s memoir … Continue reading ‘I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti’: a not-unbiased-sort-of-review-but-not-really
Liz Freese's excellent set for Lamar University's "Twelfth Night." As we slowly emerge from the darkness that is the global pandemic, it is time to return to the darkness that is live theater. Lamar University’s latest production is a bright light that offers a chance to wallow in the sensory splendor of watching actors interacting … Continue reading Review: LU’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is joyful fun
In historical dramas, it is hard to generate tension because we know the end result…
These Chicken Littles are running around once again screaming about censorship and that democracy’s sky is falling.
(Writer) Powers lets his imagination run and the result is a stunning script that explores the complexities concealed beneath the quartet's public image.
There’s an old joke that actor X is so good I would pay to watch them read the phone book. In McDormand’s case, she is so good I would pay to watch her read it silently to herself.
Between FaceTime, Zoom, Google Meets, Microsoft Teams and god-knows-how-many other apps, COVID-19 has fast-forwarded us into Captain Kirk’s future.
BEAUMONT, Texas — The theater is rocked by the sound of a loud sneeze, droplets splattering the back of an unsuspecting head. But don’t worry, we are told, it’s not a real sneeze. And so live theater returns to Beaumont with Lamar University’s production of “The Good Doctor.” Director Joel Grothe, and the fine ensemble, … Continue reading Review: ‘The Good Doctor’ has prescription for laughs