THE ADDAMS FAMILY – A Review

The Addams Family brand just won’t die. But of course. Born in 1938 as a series of one-panel cartoons, this ghoulish family has lived through the generations as cartoon, TV show, film, video game, dance move, and musical comedy. Broadway critics tried to drive a stake...

RED – A Review

  There’s not too much about pretentious artists that hasn’t already been explored, but even by the breed standard, abstract expressionist Mark Rothko — as depicted in John Logan’s Red — takes the cake. “I’m fascinated by me,” Rothko (played by Jeff...

PUTTING IT TOGETHER – a review

Stephen Sondheim was, by acclaim, the best composer/lyricist of the latter half of the 20th century, his name up on the marquee of Broadway titans along with Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. Sondheim died last fall at the age of 91, and in tribute, the Depot Theatre in...

Depot Alumni – Apprentices and Academy Awards

“The creative arts are the measure and reflection of our civilization. They offer many children an opportunity to see life with a larger perspective…The moral values we treasure are reflected in the beauty and truth that is emotionally transmitted through...

Depot Alumni – Back on Stage in 2021

As 2021 draws to a close, and the world of theatre is beginning to open up again in so many wonderful and exciting ways, we thought this would be a great time to check in with some of our Depot alumni and see who has begun to step foot “onto the boards” again, and...

Depot examines life of Billie Holiday

By Tim Rowland The subset of the American population who remember Billie Holiday in her prime is precipitously dwindling, meaning we are more likely to remember her music, but not her. Some might argue this is for the best. Even in the lengthy canon of artistic...