As is the case with modern American musicals, THE PROM harks back to a Rodgers and Hammerstein-like social message of tolerance and the need to accept the beliefs and needs of others. It is extremely relevant to today where the rights of sexual minorities, especially trans-individuals, is under both physical and political attack by right-wing bigots. The Porthouse production, is well-conceived and brings to a conclusion a successful season.
To see a full review of this show, read Roy Berko's blog here.
With the combination of seasoned regional actors with students of the Kent State University Theater and Music Departments the result is a superlative show of exceptional quality. Arrive early with your picnic dinner, stroll the spacious grounds and settle in for a great entertainment experience. You will not want to miss this show!
To see a full review of this show, read Mark Horning's Review here.
This high-energy production directed with infectious spirit by Terri J. Kent is a mixture of low comedy, noble thoughts about LGBT tolerance and inclusion, and a lot of characters who've had their rough edges sanded off so they fit nice with each other.
To see a full review of this show, read Chris Howey's Review here.