Taming Of The Show

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

world premiere
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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
ANONYMOUS uncertified reviewer 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
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
ELLEN DOSTAL certified reviewer 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
LANCE FRANTZICH uncertified reviewer June 17, 2016
tagged as: funny
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
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
BILL LEE BROWN certified reviewer June 23, 2016
It was a fun evening out at the theatre! ... full review
DISCOVER HOLLYWOOD certified reviewer June 25, 2016
Taming of the Show is a light-hearted comedy in the vein of Monty Python.... full review
ANONYMOUS certified reviewer June 26, 2016
No... full review
DANIEL FAIGIN certified reviewer June 26, 2016
Cute but silly. Full writeup at http://cahighways.org/wordpress/?p=11715... full review