January 20 through February 12, 2017
“The Night Alive” is an intriguing play and risky enterprise. This is a remarkable production of it.
To see a full review of this show, read Bob Abelman's blog here.
THE NIGHT ALIVE, which is about the lives of a few lost souls, gets a strong staging. Unfortunately, the play is about people who don’t engender a reason to be cared about.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
"The Night Alive" is a very dark show by famed Irish playwright Conor McPherson about five characters who have few redeeming qualities. ... Director Leighann Delorenzo has undoubtedly directed her actors to create consistently awkward connections between their characters. But their dynamics are so tentative that the intermissionless play, which runs an hour and 50 minutes, drags during the first half hour.
To see a full review of this show, read Kerry Clawson's review here.
While extremely well done, the show seems to falter at the end. Many of the patrons leaving the theater seemed to have enjoyed the complexity and especially the comedy of the play but were unanimously confused concerning the ending as in “Who died?” Tommy? Aimee? Both? Part of the challenge will be in figuring out this burning question.To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's blog.
Under the intelligent and specific direction of Leighann DeLorenzo, the immensely talented five-person cast does this material proud.
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's blog Rave and Pan
To see a full review of this show, read Christine Howey's review at Cleveland Scene