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CLOC Presents “Patience”

CLOC Presents “Patience”

August 18, 2010 Scott Wasserman, center, as the poet Archibald Grosvenor, surrounded by a chorus of rapturous maidens, in CLOC’s production of Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Patience.” Gilbert & Sullivan’s “Patience” is a light-hearted tale of love and poetry, told with wit and visual humor, one of the fluffiest and least complex of the G&S comic … Continue reading

“Annie Get Your Gun” A Bulls-Eye for CLOC

“Annie Get Your Gun” A Bulls-Eye for CLOC

August 12, 2010 Alexandra Linn Desaulniers, as Annie Oakley, and Scott Wasserman, as Frank Butler. “Annie Get Your Gun,” A Bulls-Eye for CLOC By WILLIAM GRACE There’s plenty for everyone to enjoy in the College Light Opera Company’s production of Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” which opened on Tuesday at the Highfield Theatre in … Continue reading

“Camelot” Offers Many Shining Moments

“Camelot” Offers Many Shining Moments

August 10, 2010 Peter Cook as King Arthur knights Lancelot, played by Rob Minshall, while Jennifer Perrault-Minshall, as Guenevere, looks on. Catch the “one brief, shining moment that was known as Camelot” at the Cotuit Center for the Arts and see why this rendition of the legend of King Arthur is such a memorable—and popular—show … Continue reading

“Camelot” Opens Tonight

“Camelot” Opens Tonight

August 5, 2010 Karen Santos directs “Camelot” at the Cotuit Center for the Arts “Don’t let it be forgot that once there was a spot for one brief shining moment that was known as Camelot.” Lerner and Lowe’s “Camelot” opens tonight at 8 PM at the Cotuit Center for the Arts. It runs Thursday through … Continue reading

“Kismet” Baubles, Bangles, and Sparkling Costumes

August 4, 2010 The College Light Opera Company’s “Kismet” is a vibrant tale of love and poetry, full of colorful characters, classic tunes, and, of course, baubles, bangles, and beads, as kismet, or fate, prevails. Michael Canestraro directed and choreographed the production, while Elizabeth Hastings provided musical direction. The musical, which premiered on Broadway in … Continue reading

“Naughty Marietta”: A Delight in Every Way

“Naughty Marietta”: A Delight in Every Way

July 28, 2010 Christine Lacey as Naughty Marietta, disguised here as the son of old Rudolfo. Christine Lacey makes a perfectly delightful Marietta in the College Light Opera Company’s production of Victor Herbert’s “Naughty Marietta.” She is bubbly and vivacious, whiny and crabby, impetuous and determined, and altogether charming as she sings and dances her … Continue reading

“Guys and Dolls” Every Song’s a Winner

“Guys and Dolls” Every Song’s a Winner

July 21, 2010 Kyle Yampiro as Nathan Detroit and Miss Adelaide (Brynn Lewallen as Miss Adelaide in CLOC’s “Guys and Dolls.” Frank Loesser’s “Guys and Dolls,” currently being presented by the College Light Opera Company at Highfield Theatre in Falmouth, is one of those rare musicals in which nearly every song is a winner. It … Continue reading

“Hairspray” Is Outrageous Fun

“Hairspray” Is Outrageous Fun

July 20, 2010 Following is an excerpt of my review of “Hairspray,” at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis through August 7. My full review will appear in the Enterprise on Friday, July 23, but you might not want to wait until then to buy tickets! This is a wonderful show, and, even though the Playhouse … Continue reading

“Evita”: Intriguing, Powerful, Spare

July 12, 2010 Review by MARILYN J. ROWLAND, originally published in the Enterprise on Friday, July 9, 2010. The College Light Opera Company’s “Evita” is presented in muted colors on a dimly lit, sparsely furnished stage, with archival photographs and film of Eva Duarte de Perón and Juan Perón playing silently, almost continuously in the … Continue reading