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Breaking BREAD in Addison: Half a Loaf

Dallas native playwright Regina Taylor’s new play Bread,  in its world premiere as commissioned and produced by Water Tower Theatre at the Addison Theatre Centre, promises a tasty treat judging by the enticing scents wafting out from its dramatic oven as it opens. It’s a play you hope to sit back with, inhale deeply and … Continue reading

Hit or Miss? HIT THE WALL at Water Tower Theatre

Underwhelmed. Puzzled about it. When I attend a play heralded as a product of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre, I expect to experience a performance of depth, resonance and drama. I attended Water Tower Theatre’s opening night regional premiere performance of Ike Holter’s Hit the Wall (running through August 20), anticipating a wow. I waited and waited. … Continue reading

On the Edge, Out of the Loop 2015: Take One

Now in its 14th year of inspired, quirky, performance, Water Tower Theatre’s OUT OF THE LOOP FRINGE FESTIVAL provides its eager audience with another diverse array of intriguing, thought provoking works of promise. I’m not seeing everything by a long shot (pothole blown tire assured that tonight), but here are capsule reviews of what I’ve … Continue reading

Arrested Mid-stride: “Full Gallop” at Water Tower Theatre

Wearing a severe, elegant, black pantsuit with a few carefully selected, distinctive accessories, actress Diana Sheehan glides into Water Tower Theatre’s swank 1970’s era NYC apartment living room set with all the confidence, grace and elegance of a pedigreed Grand Prix level dressage horse striding onto a manicured dressage court to compete for Olympic Gold. … Continue reading

Little Shop of Ho-Hum

Guest Review by Robert Neblett For a B-movie science fiction musical comedy about a bloodthirsty man-eating plant from outer space that threatens to take over the Earth, WaterTower Theatre’s current production of Little Shop of Horrors offers relatively little bite. Little Shop of Horrors is based upon a low-budget 1960 cult film by Roger Corman … Continue reading