Reviews of Past Productions (2018-2019)

The 2018-2019 season for the Connecticut Critics Circle (CCC) is June 1, 2018 through May 30, 2019. The following are past reviews from the current season by members of the CCC for award eligible theaters.

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A Chorus Line
Ivoryton Playhouse
August 8 – September 2, 2018

Geary Danihy
Tom Nissley
Tom Holehan
Don Church and Tony Schillaci
Brooks Appelbaum
Tim Leininger
Zander Opper
Joseph Harrison
Stuart Brown


A Flea in Her Ear
Westport Country Playhouse, Westport
July 10 – 28, 2018

Nancy Sasso Janis
Bonnie Goldberg
David Rosenberg
Tom Holehan
Karen Isaacs
Donald Brown
Marlene S. Gaylinn
Geary Danihy
Zander Opper
Tara Kennedy
Stuart Brown


Always…Patsy Cline
Sharon Playhouse< August 17 - September 2, 2018 Bonnie Goldberg
Nancy Sasso Janis
Howard Steven Frydman


A Night with Janis Joplin
Ivoryton Playhouse
May 30 – June 24, 2018

Geary Danihy
Brooks Appelbaum
Tim Leininger
Bonnie Goldberg


Anything Goes
Sharon Playhouse
June 15 – July 1, 2018

Nancy Sasso Janis


Barefoot in the Park
Sharon Playhouse
July 27 – August 12, 2018

Geary Danihy
Stuart Brown
Tom Nissley


Disaster!
Connecticut Repertory Theatre
June 7 – June 16, 2018

Joseph Harrison
Bonnie Goldberg
Tim Leininger
Karen Isaacs
Stuart Brown
Stephanie Lyons-Keeley and Wayne Keeley


Flyin’ West
Westport Country Playhouse
May 29 – June 16, 2018

Karen Isaacs
Zander Opper
Bonnie Goldberg
Lauren Yarger
Marlene Gaylinn
Susan Granger
Stuart Brown
Stephanie Lyons-Keeley and Wayne Keeley


Grease
Ivoryton Playhouse
July 5 – 29, 2018

Stuart Brown
Bonnie Goldberg
Geary Danihy
Don Church and Tony Schillaci
Tim Leininger
Brooks Appelbaum
Zander Opper
Karen Isaacs
Howard Steven Frydman


Hand to God
Theaterworks
July 20 – August 26, 2018

Geary Danihy
Stuart Brown
Joseph Harrison
Bonnie Goldberg
Tom Holehan
Tim Leininger
Howard Steven Frydman
Donald Brown
Tom Nissley
Tara Kennedy
Zander Opper
Karen Isaacs
Brooks Appelbaum
Bessy Reyna


The Invisible Hand
Theaterworks
May 24 – June 23, 2018

Zander Opper
Tim Leininger
Bonnie Goldberg
Stuart Brown
Joseph Harrison
Stephanie Lyons-Keeley and Wayne Keeley


  • In the Heights
    Playhouse on Park
    June 13 – July 29, 2018Nancy Sasso Janis
    Bonnie Goldberg
    Geary Danihy
    Joseph Harrison
    Zander Opper
    Brooks Appelbaum
    Tim Leininger
    Donald Brown
    Karen Isaacs
    Bessy Reyna


    Jesus Christ Superstar
    Connecticut Repertory Theatre
    July 12 – 22, 2018

    Joseph Harrison
    Bonnie Goldberg
    Nancy Sasso Janis
    Howard Steven Frydman
    Tim Leininger
    Stuart Brown
    Donald Brown
    Stephanie Lyons-Keeley and Wayne Keeley


    Kiss Me, Kate
    Summer Theatre of New Caanan
    June 28 – July 29, 2018

    Bonnie Goldberg
    Geary Danihy
    Marlene S. Gaylinn
    Susan Granger
    Zander Opper
    David Rosenberg
    Stuart Brown
    Tom Nissley


    Love’s Labour’s Lost
    Elm City Shakespeare Company
    August 16 – September 2, 2018

    Nancy Sasso Janis
    Frank Rizzo


    Mamma Mia
    A Contemporary Theatre of Connecticut
    June 7 – July 1, 2018

    Geary Danihy
    Tom Holehan
    Susan Granger


    Oliver!
    Goodspeed Opera House< June 29 - September 13, 2018 Geary Danihy
    Nancy Sasso Janis
    Joseph Harrison
    Zander Opper
    Bonnie Goldberg
    Don Church and Tony Schillaci
    Frank Rizzo
    Brooks Appelbaum
    Tim Leininger
    Karen Isaacs
    Howard Steven Frydman
    Tara Kennedy
    Bessy Reyna
    Tom Nissley
    Tom Holehan
    Amy Barry
    James V. Ruocco
    David Rosenberg


    Rock ‘n’ Roll Redemption
    Seven Angels Theatre
    May 17 – June 17, 2018

    Nancy Sasso Janis
    Karen Isaacs
    Tim Leininger
    Bonnie Goldberg


    Sweeney Todd
    Connecticut Repertory Theatre
    June 21 – July 1, 2018

    Joseph Harrison
    Nancy Sasso Janis
    Bonnie Goldberg
    Stuart Brown
    Tim Leininger
    Zander Opper
    Stephanie Lyons-Keeley and Wayne Keeley


    Where All Good Rabbits Go
    Stone Thrown Theatre
    July 20 – August 4, 2018

    Geary Danihy
    Bonnie Goldberg


    The Understudy
    Westport Country Playhouse
    August 14 – September 1, 2018

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    Geary Danihy
    Bonnie Goldberg
    Karen Isaacs
    Susan Granger
    Tom Holehan
    Zander Opper
    Marlene S. Gaylinn
    Brooks Appelbaum
    Tara Kennedy


    The Will Rogers Follies
    Goodspeed Opera House
    April 13 – June 21, 2018

    Geary Danihy
    Don Church & Tony Schillaci
    Nancy Sasso Janis
    Zander Opper
    Tim Leininger
    Bessy Reyna
    David Rosenberg
    Howard Steven Frydman
    Tom Holehan
    Karen Isaacs
    Bonnie Goldberg
    Stuart Brown
    Lauren Yarger
    Joseph Harrison

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