Press News, Previews and Reviews


2014 Season

09/18/14 Review by Joe Truskot of the Salinas Californian — Arsonists’ displays creative talent of Western Stage

09/18/14 Review by Walter Ryce of the Monterey County Weekly– A Swiss playwright traumatized by World War II creates a warning siren.

09/18/14 Review by Dodie Barkley of the Monterey County Herald (Critics Circle) — Theater review: ‘The Arsonists’ takes audience back to Theatre of the Absurd

09/15/14 Review by Phillip Pearce of PerformingArtsMontereyBay.com (Theater Reviews)The Arsonists

09/11/14 Preview of by Joe Truskot of The Salinas Californian  “Arsonists” promise to set Salinas on fire

08/21/14 Review by Joe Truskot of The Salinas Californian — West Side Story pleases in many ways

08/13/14 Review by Walter Ryce of Monterey County Weekly (Reviews) — Western Stage Nails West Side Story for their 40th Anniversary

08/13/14 Review by Dodie Barkley of The Monterey County Herald (Critics Circle) — Theater Review: Dancers Soar in West Side Story at Western Stage

08/11/14: Review by Phillip Pearce of Performing Arts Monterey Bay (Theater Reviews) — Western Stage’s West Side Story

08/10/14: Review of by Paul Myrvold of Paul Myrvold’s Theatre Notes West Side Story a Triumph at The Western Stage

08/05/14 Scott MacClelland of Performing Arts Monterey Bay interviews TWS Artistic Director Jon Selover –Performing Arts People

06/19/14: Review of Woody Guthrie’s American Song by Joe Truskot of The Salinas Californian — Guthrie’s Song Fest Invigorating

05/22/14: Review of Picnic by Joe Truskot The Salinas Californian — William Inge’s ‘Picnic’ will bring back memories

2012 Season

05/31/12: Preview of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest by Lily Dayton  (Monterey Herald – GO! Magazine) — Western Stage opens season celebrating 50 years of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

 2011 Season

11/18/11:  Inside Chicago – Not a Review by Paul Myrvold  (Out and About Magazine) — Inside Chicago – Not a Review

11/3/11:  The Adding Machine at The Western Stage by Paul Myrvold  (Out and About Magazine) — The Adding Machine at The Western Stage

9/24/11:  Curtains at The Western Stage by Paul Myrvold  (Out and About Magazine) — Curtains at The Western Stage

9/22/11: Preview of Curtains by Lily Dayton  (Monterey Herald – GO! Magazine) — The Western Stage parts the ‘Curtains’ for musical mystery comedy

9/15/11: Preview of Sunsets and Margaritas by Lily Dayton  (Monterey Herald – GO! Magazine) — New play takes a comedic look at  intergenerational conflicts facing modern Latino family

9/17/11: Review by Paul Myrvold  (Out and About Magazine) — “Sunsets and Margaritas” at The Western Stage

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