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Hansel and Gretel Bluegrass – Reviews

Los Angeles Times
CRITIC’S CHOICE… gives an old tale new relevance… masterful staging… fine performances… a stunning visual tableau” — Philip Brandes, Los Angeles Times

HAUNTING AND INCREDIBLY TOUCHING… More than once I found myself holding my breath… pushes its artful storytelling to new heights” — Ellen Dostal, BroadwayWorld

Stage Raw
RECOMMENDEDSTAGE RAW TOP 10… imaginative surprises… The performances are resolutely good … richly complemented by the funky bluegrass tunes of the The Get Down Boys… fairy-tale mysterious and alluring” — Lovell Estell III, Stage Raw

Capital and Main
TIMELY AND UNIVERSAL… plays out beautifully under Devine’s astute direction… the performers are spot on… [but] it is the tapestry of light, sound, set, music and splendid videography that make the piece so memorable” — Deborah Klugman, Capital and Main

Haines His Way
BEAUTIFULLY ENVISIONED… solid and empathetic performances” — Rob Stevens, Haines His Way

Stage and Cinema
ACCESSIBLY THEATRICAL… a better show than you can see most places” — Jason Rohrer, Stage and Cinema

Gia on the Move
PROFOUND…  moves in a sort of other worldly story-telling realm but also has the fascinating element of being historically real…. gorgeous simplicity… an even-better version than the original” — Tracey Paleo, Gia on the Move

On Stage Los Angeles
EXCELLENT PERFORMANCES… Narrated in a clever video appearance, Bradley Whitford as radio personality The Duke, brings the story to life as The Get Down Boys blue grass band underscores the story in music and projections”— Michael Sheehan, On Stage Los Angeles

The World Through Night-Tinted Glasses
WONDERFUL… a world both real and mythic… creates the feel of a dream” — David MacDowell Blue, The World Through Night-Tinted Glasses

USC Annenberg Media
CHARMING… innovative fusion of stage and screen… toe-tapping music” —  Julia Stier, USC Annenberg Media

Theatre Notes
ADROIT… a bonafide hit”  Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

LA Splash
“CLEVER… gritty fantasy… will grip and intrigue… suitable for both children and adults” — Elaine L. Mura, LA Splash