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Caucasian Chalk Circle – Reviews

Los Angeles Times
IMMERSIVEHAUNTINGLY BEAUTIFUL PHYSICALITY… stylishly fulfills the key principles of Brecht’s “epic theater” — Philip Brandes. Los Angeles Times

Stage Raw
RECOMMENDEDSTAGE RAW TOP TEN… brings Brecht’s message of social justice to life in impressive, entertaining fashion… stylish intelligence… does Brecht justice.” — Terry Morgan, Stage Raw

Theatre Notes
SMASHING… a vigorous, protean cast… Theatre lovers, this show is not to be missed. Antaeus Theatre Company continues to revive the great plays with consistent excellence.” — Paul Myrvold, Theatre Notes

Hollywood Progressive
AN EPIC GOOD TIME… a highly entertaining romp mixing comedy, action and politics to concoct a morsel of merry madcap Marxist mayhem.” — Ed Rampell, Hollywood Progressive

On Stage and Screen
LIVELY AND SPIRITED, injecting charm and detail into every scene… a powerful tale of loyalty, class, and injustice that hits as hard today as it likely did when it was originally written in 1944… The cast is exceptional” — Erin Conley, On Stage and Screen

On Stage Los Angeles
TRANSFORMATIONAL AND CURRENT… Corruption and rule by force all come to light with a slight tongue in cheek while our sixteen actors interchange characters on the fly.” — Michael Sheehan, On Stage Los Angeles

People’s World
STUNNING… a wondrous, eye-popping production… a fine introduction to Brecht’s style and thinking for those who are not familiar with his work; and for those who are already acquainted, I can’t imagine a livelier, more creative staging than this… All hail Ms. Shroyer for reining this multi-headed beast of a play into submission with memorable stagecraft and invention.” — Eric Gordon, People’s World

LA Splash
WITTY AND WARM… Brecht at his best.” — Elaine Mura, La Splash

WHAT A RIDE… a precise kaleidoscope of story and sound… It’s a show and a performance that will keep you talking!” — Leigh Kennicott, Showmag

Broadway World
A WINNING PRODUCTION… innovative staging and updating…  old-time, theatre magic” — Gil Kaan, Broadway World

The Theatre Times
MASTERFUL…  full of beautiful physical work in every scene.” — Christine Deitner, The Theatre Times

Ticket Holders LA
EXPLODES WITH WONDER… beautifully mounted and brilliantly directed” — Travis Holder, Ticket Holders LA

Hollywood Revealed
A GRAND TIME… Antaeus has worked its usual magic on a difficult play using their always remarkable company as an ensemble, under the notable direction of Stephanie Shroyer” — Dale Reynolds, Hollywood Revealed

Stage Scene LA
WOW!EXHILARATING… Masterfully inventive direction and a marvelously multi-talented cast” — Steven Stanley, Stage Scene LA

Gia on the Move
RECOMMENDED… the entire cast certainly brings on the parable full force… skillful… entertaining” — Tracey Paleo, Gia On The Move

Table to Stage
EXTRAORDINARY… fine work by all… [Director Stephanie Shroyer] elicits highly specific performances from her acting troupe, and melds those individual elements into a satisfying whole, suitably honoring the Brechtian tradition yet feeling fresh and invigorating at the same time.” — Bill Resse, Table to Stage