Woody Allen’s 2014 Tony Award-nominated adaptation of his 1994 Academy Award-winning film “Bullets Over Broadway” has great charm but lacks melodic heft and consistent laughs as evidenced in its regional premiere at the Schuster Center courtesy of the Victoria Theatre Association’s Premier Health Broadway Series. In this mildly amusing ode to theater and the Roaring Twenties, originally co-written by Douglas McGrath, struggling playwright David Shayne is thrown for a loop when his Broadway debut is upended and his artistry is called into question. Gangster Nick Valenti financially … [Read more...] about ‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Review – Victoria Theatre Association – Don’t Speak!
Archives for November 6, 2015
Sinclair Theatre is proud to present Quid Pro Quo, an award-winning play focusing on Deaf culture, from November 6-14 in Sinclair’s Black Box Theatre, fourth floor of building 2 on the downtown Dayton campus. In a groundbreaking move, author Garrett Zuercher wrote Quid Pro Quo to be performed in American Sign Language with voice interpretation, offering a unique perspective to both hearing and Deaf audiences. Performances are at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays (Nov. 6, 7, 13, 14), with one Sunday matinee (Nov. 8th) at 2 p.m. All tickets are general admission and cost $15 with the … [Read more...] about Show Offers Unique Perspective to Both Hearing and Deaf Audiences
Warped Wing was the first, Dayton Beer Company came next and next week Yellow Springs Brewery will start offering two of their more popular beers in cans. You'll be able to pick up a six pack of Captain Stardust Saison and , at the brewery for $9.99. According to co-owner Nate Cornett, "in September, we debuted our new 15-barrel brewhouse and that has allowed us enough capacity to get two of our favorites in cans." Prior to the expansion Yellow Spring Brewery hasn't been able to keep up with the demand for their beers. Want to pick up a six pack? They'll be available starting at 3pm … [Read more...] about 3rd Local Brewer To Offer Canned Beer
Yes indeed the 90's are making a return this weekend via Soul Asylum and The Meat Puppets! Touring together, and stopping in Dayton, to help us relive Runaway Train, among other classics of the decade. Formed in the summer of 1981 by high school friends Dan Murphy, Karl Mueller, and Dave Pirner, Soul Asylum (named Loud Fast Rules up until 1983) quickly became frontrunners of American college rock, following in the tradition of fellow Minnesota bands Hüsker Dü and The Replacements. Along with Soul Asylum, are legendary desert punks the Meat Puppets. They have carved a unique niche for … [Read more...] about Soul Asylum and The Meat Puppets live at Oddbody’s