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‘Vanya and Sonia…’ lovingly produced

Curtain Up: ‘Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike’ lovingly produced “Vanya and Sonia…” speaks to some universal truths and is along the way funny, fast, entertaining and witty, and this is a top-notch production, up to the high standards that Gulfshore Playhouse has set for itself.

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A Must See

World Premiere Drama, A Must See Gulfshore Playhouse in Naples has given us a powerful, riveting, drama, that all serious theater lovers must go see. The play is “The Butcher.” It is a world premiere of a play that is so good, I suspect it will be picked up by every major regional theater company...

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Complex view of the world

Review: Gulfshore Playhouse’s ‘Butcher’ offers complex, complicated view of the world As it turns out, art (or theater) can change the world. It just takes people to start the conversations. Gwydion Suliebhan’s world premiere play “The Butcher,” … is proof of that.

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Exploring Faith & Extremism

Review: ‘The Butcher’ explores faith and extremism “The Butcher” is like nothing else I’ve seen on Southwest Florida stages. It’s entertaining and smart, sure, but it also has the potential to change the way we think about religion and the seemingly insurmountable cultural divide.

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An important new play

Curtain Up: ‘The Butcher’ an important new play produced well by Gulfshore Playhouse Gulfshore Playhouse has given us a rare opportunity to see an important new work here in Naples. “The Butcher,” a world premiere of a play by Gwydion Suilebhan (pronounced Sullivan), is intense, provocative and remarkably polished and well-constructed. The play addresses issues...

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The Liar

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire! “We all have lied, we’ve all been lied to, we’ve all told the truth, we’ve all gotten into trouble because of telling the truth,” says Cody Nickell, director of the Gulfshore Playhouse production that runs April 4-26 at The Norris Center in Naples. “We’ve all fallen in love, we’ve all...

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Worth your time

Curtain Up: A win: ‘The Liar’ worth your time What a pleasant experience awaits you at Gulfshore Playhouse, where they are presenting “The Liar,” a modern adaptation by David Ives (“Venus in Fur”) of a play by Pierre Corneille.

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Gulfshore Playhouse Has a Hit

Gulfshore Playhouse Has A Hit Take one of the wittiest, down right hilarious plays of The Season, mix it with a dazzling ensemble of eight Equity players, with brilliant directing by Cody Nickell, production values of the highest quality, and you get a genuine thrilling hit. Kudos to everyone at Gulfshore Playhouse. It’s well worth...

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Life’s a show

Review: Oh, life’s a show at Gulfshore’s ‘Liar’ Let’s dispense with the finery, for you’ll notice it first (and be talking of it long after!). John Keabler (Doronte) stalks the stage in knee-high black leather boots, orange tights and a yellow mesh top; he blows kisses to the ladies in the front row from a...

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Big-time fun

It’s true: ‘The Liar’ is big-time fun God’s honest truth, “The Liar” is one of the best productions you’ll see all season. A lighthearted frolic, it’s fun, entertaining and silly, yet devilishly clever, too.