The lesson in Shattered Globe’s ‘Educating Rita’ is meaningful, if meandering

Rita, a spunky, effervescent hairdresser (played by the charming, if too overeager, Whitney White), just wants to get a proper eduction. She’s looking to change herself. She also likes to change her clothes. With each scene change in Shattered Globe’s halting production of Willy Russell’s episodic British comedy, comes a 30-second or more blackout for… Read More The lesson in Shattered Globe’s ‘Educating Rita’ is meaningful, if meandering

A blistering ‘Beauty Queen of Leenane’ at Shattered Globe

Linda Reiter (left) and Eileen Niccolai square off in Shattered Globe’s “The Beauty Queen of Leenane.” Mother/daughter relationships are complex things, and often make for fascinating and emotionally compelling entertainment. Just look at Grey Gardens, ‘night Mother and Mommie Dearest, to name a few. Something about this familial dynamic, especially when it’s dysfunctional, brings out… Read More A blistering ‘Beauty Queen of Leenane’ at Shattered Globe