Taming Of The Show

musicals and operas · little candle productions · Ages 16+ · world premiere · United States of America

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 06, 2016
Clever and make-your-face-hurt-from-laughing funny. Such an enjoyable show!!... full review

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ANONYMOUS · June 08, 2016
It is a silly farce and send up of theatre and Shakespeare. It's great for people wanting an hour of fun.... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 12, 2016
Enjoyable hour with many laugh out loud moments, and even more smiles if familiar with Acting in LA.... full review

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ELLEN DOSTAL · June 16, 2016
The show more closely resembles musical theatre than Shakespeare. In fact, there isn’t any semblance of the Taming of the Shrew story at all so I wonder if this version of the play, originally staged at a college more than 15 years ago, hasn’t been drastically rewritten. It has a collection of humorous characters involved in the typical theatrical drama of putting on a play: a self-centered star, down-to-earth leading lady, romantic underdog, crazed but comically-brilliant director, and assorted others who capture the rehearsal-like feel of the piece. If you're an actor, you'll definitely relate. ... full review

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LANCE FRANTZICH · June 17, 2016
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Anthony Papastrat plays “Ron”, the zealous actor who is always over doing it and thus injuring himself in his over-brimming passion for acting. Paula Deming creates the strong character “Betty” with a lot of specificity in her physical moments and and vocal affectations. She had a couple of hit lines that drew some good laughs from the audience. Jeff Decrosta plays the new ASM, Eddie, who has a nice singing voice. Chinese Enekwechi played the strong headed, leading lady Annie. Her pretty smile and feisty attitude added a nice flavor to the show. Steve Peterson played the wise Hilary. I wish he had more stage time. All of his scenes and dialogue were a joy to watch because of the truth he brought to the character. Greg Stei... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 17, 2016
We were very entertained by Taming of the Show. The performances were strong and everyone's timing was spot on. The musical component was genius and incredibly funny. I highly recommend checking it out. Doubly if you have ever worked in theatre--as crew OR cast.... full review

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BILL LEE BROWN certified reviewer · June 23, 2016
It was a fun evening out at the theatre! ... full review

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DISCOVER HOLLYWOOD · June 25, 2016
Taming of the Show is a light-hearted comedy in the vein of Monty Python.... full review

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ANONYMOUS certified reviewer · June 26, 2016
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DANIEL FAIGIN certified reviewer · June 26, 2016
Cute but silly. Full writeup at http://cahighways.org/wordpress/?p=11715... full review

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