REVIEW: “Red” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns “What do you see?” is both the opening line and the penultimate one in John Logan’s play, Red, now on the boards at Oldcastle Theatre. The difference between the fine arts – painting and sculpture – and the performing arts – theatre and dance – is that the former have a…

REVIEW: “Proof” at Oldcastle Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns David Auburn’s Proof burst on the national consciousness nearly twenty years ago – winning Tonys and a Pulitzer and being made into a big budget, star-studded film – so the initial flurry of professional and amateur productions across the country has run its course and the play is ripe for revisiting…

“The Fourth Wall” Opens at Oldcastle

The Fourth Wall A.R. Gurney’s delightful comedy featuring five Cole Porter songs is the third offering in Oldcastle Theatre‘s 47th season opening Friday August 10th at 7:30 p.m. In theatrical terms, the fourth wall is the imaginary wall between the actors on stage and the audience. In Mr. Gurney’s play the New York Times called,…

Oldcastle Season Opens with Revolutionary New Play

     THE ALMOST TRUE AND TRULY REMARKABLE ADVENTURES OF ISRAEL POTTER, a new play based on a true story and a Herman Melville novel opens Oldcastle Theatre‘s 47th season Friday, June 15th.      Adapted by Joe Bravaco and Larry Rosler, this ensemble piece for six actors, tells the story of young Israel Potter who is farming in the…

Oldcastle Theatre Announces 2018 Season

What do history, silliness, Cole Porter, mathematical genius, comedy, George Washington, new works, Herman Melville, a Nobel Prize, mystery, a Pulitzer Prize, music, Ethan Allen, America’s greatest drama, the Civil War, Ben Franklin and the Tony Award for Best Play, all have in common? Each will be found in Oldcastle Theatre‘s 2018 season. The company’s…