REVIEW: “Witness for the Prosecution” at The Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns It breaks my heart to have to inform you that The Theater Barn has mounted  a ponderous and shabby production of Agatha Christie’s Witness for the Prosecution. Contrary to popular opinion, critics do not salivate at the prospect of writing negative reviews. We want every production to represent the best of…

The Theater Barn Presents Ken Ludwig’s “Baskerville”

THE THEATER BARN located at 654 Rt 20 in New Lebanon, NY, presents Ken Ludwig’s BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSERY through June 30, 2019 Get your deerstalker cap on — the play’s afoot! Comedic genius Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Moon Over Buffalo) transforms Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic The Hound of the Baskervilles into a murderously funny adventure.…

REVIEW:”Nunsense” at the Theater Barn

by Gail M. Burns As a theatre critic I am required to roll my eyes when a Nunsense show (there are nearly ten of them) is mentioned. The first iteration, currently playing at The Theater Barn, is 32 years old, and its age is beginning to show. But I still secretly relish the opportunities these…