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Reviewed by George Basler On his death bed, the famous actor Edmund Kean reportedly said, “Dying is easy; comedy is hard.” That’s especially true with the comedies of William Shakespeare, which are filled with references and language that had Elizabethan audiences rolling in the aisles but are about as funny as an IRS audit to today’s theater-goers. So credit goes to the Ti-Ahwaga Community Players for taking on the challenge with their latest production, As You Like It, which opened last week at the Ti-Ahwaga Performing Arts Center in...
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By Nancy Oliveri All Shook Up, the last show of the Cider Mill Playhouse’s 2012-2013 season, is a hunk-a-hunk-a burning love story fashioned around some of the Elvis Presley's most memorable tunes, strung together by Joe DiPietro in a plot that is a funny, topical, gender-bending and a small town civics lesson to boot. In the show, which opened Thursday (June 6), the residents of a Midwestern town where nothing happens are all shook up by the arrival of a hip swingin’, song singin’ “roustabout,” Chad...
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