Category: Reviews

M. Butterfly at The Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie opened David Henry Hwang’s most acclaimed play, M. Butterfly, to a packed house that gave every indication of having left their own worlds behind to contemplate this inscrutable and fantastic story. The story is launched from both a…

Photos: Voltage Fashion Amplified 2010

Erik Hess was the HowWasTheShow designated photographer for Voltage 2010.  Here we present links to his amazing photos of the event. Overarching “Voltage: Fashion Amplified 2010” photoset: http://www.flickr.com/photos/560/sets/72157623939439762/ Blue Sky Blackout set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/560/sets/72157623814952963/ Red Pens set: http://www.flickr.com/photos/560/sets/72157623814964883/ Caroline Smith set:…

Avenue Q at Orpheum Theatre

It’s one of the enduring mysteries of the theater, and it goes back thousands of years, the way masks and puppets can take on such astonishingly lucid life. Every movement, gesture, every tilt of the head is amplified and what we…