LU theatre presents Wendy Wasserstein's classic.
‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at BCP
In December 2022, I directed "It's a Wonderful Life: A 1940s Radio Play" for Beaumont Community Players. This page is a compilation of write ups and reviews across different media. Click on the photos for links Preview from the Beaumont Enterprise by Stephan Malick: "For many nostalgic people, it’s just not Christmas without watching Jimmy … Continue reading ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ at BCP
LU theatre cleans up
Lee Barker's set design for LUTD's "The Clean House." Cleanliness is next to godliness, or so the saying goes. But what if the cleanliness is just a façade for the mess and chaos of our lives? “The Clean House,” Lamar University department of theatre and dance’s season-opening production, is a thoughtful and funny delight, exactly … Continue reading LU theatre cleans up
‘Whale Music’ cast excel in LU production
The cast of “Whale Music,” which runs through Feb. 20 in Lamar University’s Studio Theatre, do an excellent job of bringing these women to life, imbuing them with vibrancy and wit.
Review: Past, Present, Future?￼
Lamar University department of theatre & dance will present "So You Can Look Ahead," Nov. 4-7.
‘The Book Club Play’ offers literature, laughs
As well as being an exploration of group dynamics, the play raises some interesting questions about what constitutes literature.
‘I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti’: a not-unbiased-sort-of-review-but-not-really
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
Review: LU’s ‘Twelfth Night’ is joyful fun
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
Review: ‘The Good Doctor’ has prescription for laughs
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
MST’s ‘Hard Problem’ a ‘Good’ show
Main Street Theater’s production of Tom Stoppard’s “The Hard Problem” is “good.” It made me happy to see such a well-done piece of art. Of course, there is no quantifiable way to tell how how much happiness I felt. It‘s just a feeling, a demonstration of my consciousness. Therein lies the question of the eponymous … Continue reading MST’s ‘Hard Problem’ a ‘Good’ show