REVIEW: “On the Exhale” at Chester Theatre Company

by Macey Levin   A college professor relates the story of one of her students demanding that she raise his grade.  When she refuses he takes out a gun  and shoots her.  This is a dream after which she takes several non-violent and inconsequential steps to prevent such an event.   Next she tells us…

REVIEW: “Folk” at Chester Theatre Company

by Macey Levin When you walk into Chester Theatre Company you hear strains of Irish music – some cheerful, some mellow.  Not only does this tell you where you’re going to be for ninety minutes, but it also sets the tone for the American premiere of Tom Wells’ sweet and poignant play Folk. You are…

REVIEW: “I and You” at Chester Theatre Company

by Macey Levin Lauren Gunderson is the most-produced living playwright this past year.  Her work has been seen in this part of the world at WAM Theatre (Emilie,) Shakespeare & Co. (The Taming,) and Aglet Theatre Company (Silent Sky.)  Chester Theatre Company in Chester MA is currently presenting her I and You, filled with laughter…