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Tuesday, April 18, 2023

“Poor Yella Rednecks”: Refugee Tale Rocks & Rambles—at ACT by Jeanette Quick

Millennial Notes Qui Nguyen’s “Vietgone 2” Highlights Vietnamese Immigrant Experience by Jeanette Quick I wanted to love “Poor Yella Rednecks: Vietgone 2,” the second part of Qui N…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 12:53AM
Wednesday, April 5, 2023

“Kiss of the Spider Woman” in a Powerful New Revival—at A Noise Within by Jeanette Quick

Millennial Notes Manuel Puig’s Gender-Bending Political Love Story Still Shines by Jeanette Quick “Kiss of the Spider Woman,” now playing at A Noise Within in Pasadena, is a complex an…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 10:13PM
Wednesday, March 29, 2023

“Private” Tears A Marriage Wide Open—at SFBATCO by Jeanette Quick

Millennial Notes Mona Pirnot Brilliantly Multiplies the Meanings of Privacy by Jeanette Quick “Why does it matter if people hear our business?” “Private” by Mona Pirnot at SFBATCO is…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 07:35PM
Tuesday, February 14, 2023

“Exodus to Eden” Takes on Big Issues of Home & Capitalism—at Oakland by Jeanette Quick

Millennial Notes Michael Socrates Moran Invokes Song & Story in Mythic Spectacle by Jeanette Quick “Exodus to Eden,” Michael Socrates Moran’s ambitious new play, breaks new ground …

SOURCE: Theatrius at 07:39PM
Tuesday, December 6, 2022

“Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski” Is Unforgettable—at Berkeley Rep by Jeanette Quick

David Strathairn Vividly Embodies Polish Hero & His Warning by Jeanette Quick In a brilliant one man show, David Strathairn dramatizes the story of Jan Karski, a young Polish Catholic di…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 09:30PM
Tuesday, September 20, 2022

“To Kill a Mockingbird” Triumphs with Superb Acting & Design—at BroadwaySF by Jeanette Quick

Aaron Sorkin Adapts Harper Lee’s Racial Thriller for Our Time by Jeanette Quick “Before you judge someone, crawl around in their skin,” says Atticus Finch to his children in Aaron Sork…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 03:24AM
Saturday, February 5, 2022

Jeanette Quick by Jeanette Quick

Jeanette Quick is an author of fiction, poetry, theater reviews, and thoughts on loose scraps of paper near her desk, and is working on her first novel. Her work has been published in many…

SOURCE: Theatrius at 12:32PM
Saturday, July 9, 2016

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Good Death’ by Jeanette Quick

The Good Death explores the tension between a brother and sister who must come to grips with their past and make hard decisions about their future.  The play takes place entirely on the sto…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:09PM
Friday, July 8, 2016

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Different, Damaged, Damned’ by Jeanette Quick

The short but powerful Different, Damaged, Damned explores the relationship and resentments between a father Ralph (Jeremy Keith Hunter) and his high-school age son Chamuel (Austin Farrow). …

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:59AM
Thursday, July 7, 2016

2016 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Real World: Kabul’ by Jeanette Quick

The Real World: Kabul is a comedy based on real events of three American writers who traveled to Afghanistan in 2009 to write, of all things, a soap opera for the Muslim world’s “…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 10:00PM
Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Review: Bob Dylan at Wolf Trap With Mavis Staples by Jeanette Quick

Bob Dylan and the balmy air of the Mid-Atlantic summer: the folksy voice of an era and the backwoods feel of Wolf Trap seem like they were meant to go together. However, for those fans hopin…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:48PM
Thursday, June 9, 2016

Review: ‘District Merchants’ at Folger Theatre by Jeanette Quick

District Merchants, in its world premiere at Folger Theatre, is a tour de force that explores the complexity of race and identity in Reconstruction-era America. As part of Folger Theatre’s…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:04PM
Thursday, June 2, 2016

Review: Ireland 100: ‘The Hunger’ at The Kennedy Center by Jeanette Quick

The East Coast concert premiere of The Hunger begins with a harsh, discordant note, immediately conveying that this will be a performance about pain. The short opera, from modern Irish comp…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:59PM
Tuesday, December 15, 2015

‘An Irish Carol’ at The Keegan Theatre by Jeanette Quick

An Irish Carol is an Irish twist on the holiday classic A Christmas Carol, written by one of Keegan’s own company members, Irish-born Matthew Keenan, and directed by Mark Rhea. The play pr…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:36PM
Saturday, October 31, 2015

‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ at Scena Theatre by Jeanette Quick

Scena Theatre’s comedy through the lens of small-town folk in a small Aran Islands community named Inishmaan, off the coast of Ireland.  The year is 1934, and we catch a glimpse of a…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:44PM
Thursday, October 1, 2015

The Women’s Voices Theater Festival: ‘The Guard’ at Ford’s Theatre by Jeanette Quick

Only through art do we become immortal. The Guard, commissioned by Ford’s Theatre for the Women’s Voices Theater Festival, is an original work by playwright Jessica Dickey. Jessica D…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 04:19PM
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Cheeky Monkey Sideshow Presents: CMSS X 3D, OK?’ by Jeanette Quick

Get ready for a performance unlike any other you’ve seen – this variety show features an award-winning troupe of professional performers focused on the weird, the quirky, and the downrig…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:34AM
Friday, July 10, 2015

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘Our Lady of the Clouds’ by Jeanette Quick

Exile, home, memories – these fundamentals are dreamily explored in an inventive interpretation of Argentinian playwright Aristides Vargas’ play, Our Lady of the Clouds, or Nuestra Senor…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:20AM

2015 Capital Fringe Review: ‘The Last Burlesque’ by Jeanette Quick

The Last Burlesque is a fun, sexy romp with much to delight – from spirited performances, creative dance numbers, eye-catching costumes, to (of course!) good old-fashioned titillating burl…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 03:07AM
Sunday, June 21, 2015

‘Fools’ at Parlor Room Theater by Jeanette Quick

Fools, staged by Parlor Room Theater at Callan Theatre, is an entertaining romp through love and ignorance in a small Ukrainian village in the late 1800s. Though the play, written by Neil Si…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 05:59PM
Friday, May 8, 2015

ALICE (in wonderland) at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center by Jeanette Quick

The Washington Ballet‘s performance of ALICE (in wonderland) is delightful for someone like me who is not a connosseur of ballet. Here, sets and costumes change frequently, the perfor…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 06:56PM
Saturday, April 18, 2015

‘Tyger’ at banished? Productions at Mead Theatre Lab by Jeanette Quick

Check your pre-conceived notions of a theater experience at the sidewalk at this week’s innovative Tyger at Mead Theatre Lab by banished? Productions. The interactive experience begins be…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 02:33PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards