Isabel Olson

The idea of a musical threaded with country music does not scream success, yet I stand corrected. As it happens, the grounded country melodies blended with the story of finding your voice makes for a light and lovable adventure. Breaking ...

Imagine every word you utter can be used to threaten your life. The Crucible transports us back in time to colonial Massachusetts during the 1692 Salem witch trials, where at any moment you might be accused of dealing with the ...

The Alliance Theatre is known for its annual mainstage production of A Christmas Carol, but in the smaller venue of the Hertz stage comes a new cabaret concert, Courtenay’s Cabaret: Home for the Holidays. Courtenay Collins, a local actress dressed ...

When Artistic Director of Theater Emory Jan Akers told my THEA 120 class that Theater Emory had never produced Romeo & Juliet in its 34-year history, I was surprised — but shouldn’t have been. After all, a lesson I learned ...

Aurora Theater’s In the Heights did not necessarily reach the potential it could have, but a unique combination of lighting, special effects and dance let the musical shine and evoke a sense of surrealism to the audience. After a successful ...