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“Chops” @ Dashnight Productions

Theater Review by Jerald Raymond Pierce, August 3, 2014 Rating 2 stars out of 4 I’m stuck between thinking that I’m the wrong audience for Dashnight Production’s world premiere of Chops by Michael Rychlewski;...

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“Eroica” @ Azusa Productions

Theater Review by Jerald Raymond Pierce Rating 2.5 out of 4 It feels almost unpatriotic to say anything negative about this play. Eroica, the world premiere play by David Alex, presented by Azusa Productions,...

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The Cure @ Walkabout Theater

Theater Review by John Owen Glines, June 7. 2016 4 Stars Out of 4 To hear director Kendra Miller describe Walkabout Theater's new work, The Cure, you'd suspect that it would be some Faustian...

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“Eurydice” @ Boho Theatre

Theater Review by Jerald Raymond Pierce, May 23, 2016 Rating 2 stars out of 4  The surprisingly overlooked key to a devastating ending is the hope, joy, and (at times) comedy built into the...