A ‘fully flavoured’ Playboy
Playboy is a very good play...And, happily, it is served up “fully flavoured” in City Lit Theater’s boisterous, intimate production...features a fine 12-member cast who revel in the rhythmic, richly accented language through which Synge spins his hilarious yet poignant tale...The rest of the ensemble is excellent, and their collective mastery of the script’s Hiberno-English idiom is awesome (a word I seldom use). - Albert Williams
City Lit Theatre Presents THE PLAYBOY OF THE WESTERN WORLD Review – Charming Comedy Full of Twists and Turns
"City Lit Theater’s production of The Playboy of the Western World is recommended to those seeking a comedy full of wit, tragedy, and unexpected twists...All the characters were played to great effect, in this writer’s opinion" - Francisco Gallardo
‘The Playboy of the Western World’ employs a large cast and in Pastor’s production the players work well together. - John Accrocco
"Sophia Vitello wins hearts as Lenore, an aspiring actress who is so introverted that no one believes that she would ever get any parts." - Kathy D. Hey
"...a list of challenges facing the students, ranging from free-floating teen insecurity (embodied best by Sophia Vitello’s mousy Lenore)" - Kerry Reid
"Lenore (portrayed by Sophia Vitello) begins the play as a shy, insecure, mousy underclassman who claims to be an actress, although she’s never been cast in a play. As Peter’s training sessions accelerate, Lenore becomes more confident and obnoxiously bossy." - Colin Douglas
" Lastly, Madeline Diego and Sophie Vitello are great as the friends whom Zak tries to pick up in the bar." - Quinn Delaney
Blank Theatre Company Announces Performers For 'The Next Page' Fundraiser
The evening will consist of hors d'oeuvres, silent auction, drinks and musical entertainment featuring songs from the various musicals that were almost selected for the season as well as a preview of Blank's upcoming productions of The Mystery of Edwin Drood and Nine.
"Metropolis excavates laughs from 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum"
"They're just part of the ranks with Madelyne Forrester as Panacea, Alaina Wiz as Vibrata and Sarah Beth Lipsman and Sophie Vitello as the twin Geminae.
The courtesans handle the bulk of Bryan J. Wlas' limber choreography, and the whole cast -- led by music director Kailey Rockwell -- is vocally accomplished." - Scott C. Morgan