My apologies for the lapse in activity over the past few weeks. I spent my last week in New York City seeing shows back to back to back, and then I immediately started work at Princeton Summer Theater as a stage manager for the final show of their season, Topdog/Underdog. When that production closed, I… Continue reading Update: Goodbye, Summer 2019
This week, I am seeing three shows back to back to back: Reborning, Road Show, and What the Constitution Means to Me. I'm then moving out of New York City (so sad!), so it'll be a bit hectic! Reviews will come out as soon as I can write them. Stay tuned for exciting posts to… Continue reading Update: 1, 2, 3
By Paige Allen July 23, 2019 Over the weekend, I experienced (“saw” is much too passive a word) Punchdrunk’s Sleep No More at McKittrick Hotel Emursive. In my circle of friends and colleagues, Sleep No More is legendary. Ignoring plenty of rules about what theater and dance should be, the massively immersive journey is completely… Continue reading After ‘Sleep No More’: My Advice
I am so excited for this week of reviews because I am seeing so much theatre: 5 shows in 6 days! Whew! Because of my packed show-seeing schedule (and my day job), it is unlikely that I will get all of the reviews out exactly on time, but they will be coming as quickly as… Continue reading Update: A Busy Week!
Hello, followers! As you'll see if you check out my latest review, in addition to reviewing shows across New York City, I'll also be traveling to Princeton to review Princeton Summer Theater's season of shows, the first of which is Falsettos. Be on the lookout for reviews of the PST productions of Deathtrap, A Midsummer… Continue reading Update: PST and Preview of Things to Come
I intended to have a review of Primary Stage's production of Little Women by Kate Hamill completed at the beginning of this week, but the second act of the performance I attended had to be canceled due to a "medical emergency on stage." I believe one of the actors was medically unable to continue with… Continue reading Update: Little Women
Welcome to "The College Critic." Here you'll find one college student's reviews of productions from across New York City throughout the summer of 2019. My first review is coming soon. In the meantime, check out the About page for details about this project and the Bio page for details about me.