“Realistic, poignant, sometimes horrifying look at war” – It’s anything but quiet as Lonnie the Theatre Lady revisits the library studio for her take on Prime Stage Theatre’s production of ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, performing through November 12th, 2017 at the New Hazlett Theater. For tickets and more information, visit www.primestage.com
2 Replies to “Review: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, Prime Stage Theatre”
Came upon this review while surfing and wanted to watch it because I had seen the production being reviewed. I agree with Lonnie’s assessment of the entire production — staging, effects, pace, acting, and the ability of the performance to impact the audience deeply. This is why I go to the theater. Indeed, after the performance I attended the audience gave the cast a standing ovation! I am less than impressed, however, with Lonnie’s moron sidekick. What is it exactly that he is supposed to add to the video? Humor? Sorry, he’s not funny. Wit? He knew nothing of the novel nor the stage adaptation, and reacted to Lonnie’s insight and impressions by focusing on triviality and weak attempts to be witty. Really? Can this site not come up with someone of reasonable intelligence and wit to complement her? Keep up the good work Lonnie.
Well. Everyone’s a critic. That’s why we have the best: Lonnie The Theatre Lady, to make this “moron” appear passable most of the time. Here’s to Lonnie! And also to our contributors Mike “Buzz” Buzzelli, Claire DeMarco, Nancy Mimless, Dave Zuchowski, and Nick Mitchell. I know how hard you work.
Thank you for all that you do to help our team showcase what a special place Pittsburgh is, each and every week. You are the core of ‘Burgh Vivant, and you inspire me daily with your dedication, talent, and friendship. “Keep up the good work,” indeed. – Brian Edward.