Category Archives: Amateur Theatre

Richard III by Sedos

Richard III is Sedos’ latest foray into the world of Shakespeare and this production takes the history books and turns it into a modern day political drama. The warring families become Prime Ministers and their cabinet members as well as those pulling the strings behind the scenes. The show charts Richards rise to power, pulling out parallels between him and

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by Geoids

The downside of reviewing any production is that it is extremely difficult to sit back and enjoy the performance for what it is. Notes made contemporaneously (not necessarily legible in the clear light of day) or complete reliance on mental notes mean that attention is necessarily divided. A further complication related to amateur productions is the awareness that, by definition,

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Sondheim on Sondheim

Sedos have got versatility down to a t, the last show I reviewed for them was Sunshine on Leith, a musical with songs by the Proclaimers and my current visit was to see Sondheim on Sondheim, two musicals that couldn’t be further apart stylistically. Sondheim on Sondheim is a musical revue featuring an eclectic mix of Sondheims songs, including songs

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