Keith Dorwick

US reviewer


Keith Dorwick is a Professor of English at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette where he teaches new media, theatre, writing, and children's literature. He is also the Artistic Director of the Plastic Theater of Lafayette, which produces media, plays, and technodrama. He is the author of a number of ethnodramas with Off Off Broadway playwright John Patrick Bray and the editor of a scholarly journal, Technoculture

Latest reviews

Megan Mikailovna Samarin, Second Secretary; Yelena Dyachek, First Secretary; Tracy Dahl, Chiang Ch’ing; HGO Chorus, Lynn Lane

Nixon in China

Music by John Adams, libretto by Alice Goodman (Houston Grand Opera at Brown Theater, Wortham Theater Center).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Christine Goerke as Cassandra, Todd Rosenberg

Les Troyens

Hector Berlioz (The Lyric Opera of Chicago at Ardis Krainik Theatre).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Todd Waite as Crumpet in The Santaland Diaries, Jann Whaley

The Santaland Diaries

David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello (Alley Theatre at Neuhaus Theatre, Alley Theatre, Houston).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Joshua Hopkins (The Pilot), HGO Children’s Chorus, Lynn Lane

The Little Prince

Music by Rachel Portman, libretto by Nicholas Wright, based on the book by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (Houston Grand Opera at Wortham Theater Center).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Julie Marie Niekrasz in the role of Lead Mirliton, Andrea Zucker Photography

The Nutcracker

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, composer (Ballet Memphis with the Memphis Symphony at The Orpheum, Memphis TN).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Sylvia Szadovszki as Nancy and Aaron Durand as Sid (left); and Lawrence Wiliford as Albert (right), Tim Matheson

Albert Herring

Benjamin Britten, music; Eric Crozier, libretto (Vancouver Opera at Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Clare Coulter and Peter Anderson in A Tender Thing, David Cooper

A Tender Thing

Ben Power (The Belfrey Theatre, Victoria BC at The Belfrey Theatre, Victoria BC).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Emily Neves as Alice and Jay Sullivan as Tony Kirby, Jann Whaley for The Alley Theatre

You Can't Take It With You

Moss Hart and George S Kaufman (The Alley Theatre at Hubbard Stage, The Alley Theatre, Houston TX).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick

Nicole Rodenburg as Vanda and Michael Bakkensen as Thomas, Jann Whaley for The Alley Theatre

Venus in Fur

David Ives (Alley Theatre, Houston TX at Neuhaus Stage, Alley Theatre, Houston TX).
Reviewer: Keith Dorwick