Author Archive for Rebecca Ritzel

Much Ado About Nothing Goes 1950s Vegas at Synetic Theater

Sequined bras, showgirls, and strip poker, anyone?

Shakespeare Theatre Company’s As You Like it, Reviewed

A sub-par production, a misleading marketing campaign, and a crazy Oklahoma!-esque hoedown that feels entirely unearned.

Theater J’s Apples From the Desert, Reviewed

Apples From the Desert is a clever title for a play with a familiar storyline, but unfamiliar setting. Many a play, reality show, and soap opera has revolved around a chaffing child with overbearing parents who finally breaks free, leaving her family to ponder whether the prodigal son or daughter will return. But in this [...]