Tag: Sarah Pretz

"The Mother" (Oracle Productions): Truax's Heart-pounding Triumph

"The Mother" (Oracle Productions):  Truax's Heart-pounding Triumph
This MOTHER blew me away! Oracle Productions presents a musical by Bertolt Brecht, THE MOTHER. First, it’s a spectacle from entry.  The theatre has been converted to a workhouse.  The intimate space is filled with long, high tables.  The audience sits around the tables on stools.  On the front and back walls, black and white... Read more »

"The Return of Radio Goggles" (Oracle Theatre): Something to See!

"The Return of Radio Goggles" (Oracle Theatre):  Something to See!
#144. Back in the olden days… Before we could watch movies on our cellphones, Ipads, and televisions, people huddled around their radios to listen to weekly serials.  With only auditory, they had to imagine how the story unfolded visually.  Last summer, Oracle invented a way to look back at past radio shows and really see... Read more »

Review "Ironmistress" (Oracle Theatre): A MACHINE!

#1.        I’m just a love machine              So give me motivation            I’m just a love machine  -Arctic Monkeys Love machine.  Sex machine.  These are today’s positive terms to describe optimal performance.  The *machine* is a person who goes beyond human levels to exceed... Read more »

"The Women" (Circle Theatre): OBSCENE...Obscenely Funny!

"The Women" (Circle Theatre): OBSCENE...Obscenely Funny!
It’s hard to gossip via text.  Not impossible but not as satisfying as an in-person gabfest.  For that face to face encounter, salons are the ideal locale for *sharing* the latest news.  It’s all foot to mouth.  The pedicurist pumicing off a layer of ick directly loosens lips.   Once unleashed, a tongue can spill the... Read more »

Review "Blood Wedding": Death is the Ultimate Wedding Crasher!

Oracle Productions presents BLOOD WEDDINGAt 3809 N. BroadwayWritten by Federico Garcia LorcaTranslated by Michael Dewell and Carmen ZapataDirected by Ben FuchsenFridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 7pm thru November 20th RESERVE TICKETS*Running Time:  Two hours includes a delayed start and fifteen minute intermission Reviewed by Katy Walsh ‘You must not talk about the past!’... Read more »