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Amanda Dehnert

First Nighter: "Ken Ludwig's Baskerville," Richard Maxwell's "The Evening"

David Finkle | Posted 05.23.2015 | Arts
David Finkle

With his prolific works Richard Maxwell gives the inescapable impression that he finds the niceties of theatrical production -- things like scripting, acting, design -- compromising. The more well crafted they are, the more removed they are from holding up the mirror to true life.

The Fantasticks, South Coast Repertory, Costa Mesa

James Scarborough | Posted 07.20.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

It's easy to see why The Fantasticks is the longest running production in the history of American theatre. It's equally easy to see why this is such a splendid production.

Does Enchantment Pour out of Every Door?

George Heymont | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

If one were to look for unlikely social climbers in literature, one of the most obvious examples is Eliza Doolittle. The character created by George Bernard Shaw for 1912's Pygmalion was further immortalized in the 1956 hit musical, My Fair Lady.

Hallie Sekoff

Why Staging Shakespeare In Jails Can Make A Difference

HuffingtonPost.com | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 08.03.2012 | Home

Two years ago the Public Theater revived founder Joseph Papp’s visionary Shakespeare initiative to bring free theater to communities with little or ...

A Brilliant New Twist On Shakespeare

George Heymont | Posted 09.16.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

A sophisticated, intelligent new variation on Shakespeare's play received a rousing world premiere at the California Shakespeare Theater in a brilliant production conceived, written, directed, and composed by Amanda Dehnert.