Wednesday, April 29, 2015
Review extra: Killer Joe at Star Bar
By Edie Adelstein
on Wed, Apr 29, 2015 at 2:00 PM
, who for several years has posted reviews of plays both in the Springs and up north on his blog Theater Colorado
For the Indy
, Wheeler reviewed
TheatreWorks' The Liar
, but since we can't fit every play into the paper's schedule, hit up Theater Colorado. For instance, Wheeler caught the closing performance of Star Bar
's Killer Joe
He had this to say:
Star Bar takes on Killer Joe with a bold enthusiasm. The challenges for a small company are considerable; this is a script that will appeal to a limited audience. The set and props are substantial, the special effects, including spilling blood onstage are critical to a successful performance. Star Bar blows right by these challenges, bringing Letts’ script to life with a brash, raw, nonstop energy.
Find the rest of the review here
, and keep an eye out for more reviews (Wheeler just posted his critique of A Man of No Importance
playing at the Arvada Center for the Arts & Humanities
today) on his site.
Bonus: Wheeler includes pre-/post-show dining recommendations with each review.
This week's issue featured the third theater review from our new critic