Category Archives: Plays

A Few Good Men

As I write this, the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre is wrapping up it’s production of Aaron Sorkin’s wonderful play, A Few Good Men. While most of us are probably more familiar with the film version of this courtroom drama, with iconic performances from Tom Cruise and Jack Nicholson. While it’s probably difficult as an actor stepping into one of those roles so many years later to keep those interpretations of the characters out of his mind, the FW Civic’s production nonetheless strives for and achieves a tone, pace, and overall aesthetic that is very much unique and distinct from the film.

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Sisters of Swing

The Andrews Sisters were a hallmark of their time, an icon of an era. They stood for freedom, families, apple pie and baseball, and Sisters of Swing brings to life this trio of immortal voices in a beautiful tapestry of song and dialogue.

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I Love a Piano

The Wagon Wheel Theatre here in Warsaw, Indiana, is barely over a week away from finishing its 2012 summer season. It’s wrapping up this latest series of shows with I Love a Piano, an Irving Berlin review. While every show this summer has been exceptional, I believe that I Love a Piano is easily the most important of the group. In some cases, it seems, the best really is saved for last!

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Blithe Spirit

What’s the only thing worse than your dead wife returning from the beyond to haunt you?… Both of your dead wives returning from the beyond to haunt you! Incidentally, the only thing funnier than being haunted by one wife is – surprise – being haunted by two wives. Biiig smiley face.

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Chicago

Packed to overflowing with bullets, booze, and babes – Chicago is incredibly fun, and without question the best show that Warsaw’s Wagon Wheel Theatre has done this season!

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