Articles & Reviews

BWW Review: N.E. Premiere of Israel Horovitz Comedy, OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES

“Horovitz is a comic wordsmith whose dialogue sets off ripples of laughs about situations ranging from mundane to absurd. In the hands of a less-skilled writer, some of these scenes could be fodder for a television sitcom, but Horovitz differentiates his characters well and lets their quips and speeches define them.”
Broadway World

REVIEW: Horovitz’s ‘Out of the Mouths of Babes’ entertains at Gloucester Stage

“Interactions between these four wonderful actresses are consistently entertaining as the play works its way through to a spirited conclusion. It’s a fun night out for theater-goers.”
Wicked Local

‘Out Of The Mouths Of Babes’ Comes Sexism And Snap At Gloucester Stage

“Israel Horovitz’s Out of the Mouths of Babes is a droll, snappy comedy with an intoxicating whiff of Blithe Spirit.”
WBUR The ARTery

A showcase in Gloucester for a quartet of acclaimed actresses

“[Out of the Mouths of Babes] is a comic showcase for a quartet of some of Boston’s finest actresses — Sarah Hickler, Obehi Janice, Paula Plum, and Debra Wise — all of whom bring their own detailed impressions of their characters to the stage.”
The Boston Globe

Let it rain

“The Rainmaker is about the willingness to take a leap of faith and the unexpected power of looking at familiar things in a new way.”
Mark Sardella, Wakefield Daily Item

Bates is Luminous in GSC’s Powerful ‘Rainmaker’

“Director Robert Walsh, artistic director of GSC, is one of the finest directors in the Boston area and his casting – and the direction – just feels right from beginning to end”
Rich Fahey’s On Boston Stages

Stars Illuminate GSC’s ‘THE RAINMAKER’

“The cast is terrific, Eric Levenson’s folksy set, outstanding, and Russ Swift’s lighting and David Reiffel’s sound effects are dramatically enhancing.”
The Revere Journal

In Gloucester Stage’s compelling ‘The Effect,’ love is the drug

A rave review from Globe theater critic Don Aucoin
The Boston Globe

In Gloucester, Brad Hall is entering another stage

An interview with Brad Hall about performing in The Effect
The Boston Globe

Summer theater picks

Globe theater critic Don Aucoin’s guide to summer productions includes The Effect.
The Boston Globe

Music, theater, dance, art and more

This week’s picks for concerts, plays, performances, exhibitions and other events in the Boston area.
The Boston Sunday Globe The Ticket: Critic’s Pick

Love under the influence

“The intricacies of love and attraction have defied science for centuries. But in Gloucester Stage Company’s production of British playwright Lucy Prebble’s drama, this ageless mystery is examined in the midst of a drug-intervention experiment for depression.”
The Gloucester Times

Gloucester Stage aces New England premiere of ‘Bank Job’

“Combine a marvelous script, impressive cast and first-rate direction and you have a winner.”
– Wicked Local/Cape Ann Beacon

‘Bank Job’ pays off with laughs at GSC

“Being a madcap comedy, The Bank Job demands a certain suspension of disbelief. In return, it pays dividends aplenty in the form of laugh-out-loud lines and more than a few plot twists along the way.”
Mark Sardella

GSC’s ‘Bank Job’ – Robbery Goes Wrong, Comedy Goes (Mostly) Right

“Given the state of the world right now, a light comedy like this may be just what we need.”
The Theater Mirror