Ruth Ross

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Reviews (11)
Conscience
New Brunswick
NJ Arts Maven

"TIMELY, THOUGHT-PROVOKING 'CONSCIENCE' PROVIDES RIVETING VIEW OF POLITICS @ GEORGE STREET PLAYHOUSE" Full Review

My Life on a Diet (NJ)
New Brunswick
NJ Arts Maven

“'MY LIFE ON A DIET' TREATS SERIOUS PROBLEM WITH HUMOR" Full Review

Last Days of Summer
New Brunswick
NJ Arts Maven

"DELIGHTFUL, SPIRITED 'LAST DAYS OF SUMMER' A WORTHY OFFERING TO INAUGURATE NEW PERFORMING ARTS CENTER" Full Review

NJ Arts Maven

"'YASMINA’S NECKLACE' AT PREMIERE STAGES DEFTLY ILLUMINATES CLASH BETWEEN THE YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW" Full Review

Heartland
West Orange
NJ Arts Maven

"The trio of actors Krieth has cast performs superbly as an ensemble, convincing the audience that they are the characters they portray, reciting dialogue naturally and making us really care about the characters, no matter how they behave toward each other. Too, the intimacy of the little black box theater enhances the experience...A sobering, playful, romantic examination of the human heart—one you will talk about for days afterward." Full Review

Clever Little Lies
Midtown W
NJ Arts Maven

for a previous production "It might be easy to dismiss Joe DiPietro's 'Clever Little Lies' as a bit of fluff were it not for the humanity of its characters and its revelation of the darker truths of our natures. What starts out as a snappy domestic comedy soon devolves into a study of marriage, fidelity, parenting and trust...The combination of comedy and tragedy results in a delicious examination of what it means to be a spouse and a parent. Not bad for a 90-minute piece of 'fluff'." Full Review

NJ Arts Maven

"'UNMASKED: THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER' AT THE PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE IS ALL THAT COULD BE ASKED FOR IN A TRIBUTE MUSICAL" Full Review

NJ Arts Maven

"UPDATED 'CINDERELLA' MAY LACK SOME MAGIC BUT PLEASES AS HOLIDAY FARE" Full Review

NJ Arts Maven

"IN WORLD PREMIERE, TAUT PRISON-CELL DRAMA REVEALS BASIC HUMANITY IN FACE OF PERSECUTION" Full Review

NJ Arts Maven

"OVERSTUFFED “WAKE” DISAPPOINTS @ PREMIERE STAGES IN UNION" Full Review

Curvy Widow
Midtown W
NJ Arts Maven

for a previous production "A mildly diverting albeit poignant production that manages to be both entertaining and enlightening...Director Flynn keeps the action moving for a brisk 90 minutes...Opel is terrific as Bobby...The seven-member cast works as a tight ensemble...I confess that I wasn’t blown away by 'Curvy Widow' at first, but in retrospect I have concluded that such life-changing events as middle-aged widowhood...don’t really need a 76-trombone band and lots of jokes." Full Review