IN THE GREEN at The Wayward Artist

Photo by Francis Gacad

Patrick Chavis – The Orange County Review.

In the arts, there’s always a battle between what sells and what moves us. Sometimes, they are the same thing. One of the things I appreciate about theater is I still see a hunger to experiment and fail on a grand scale. There’s something brave, honest, and necessary about taking those kinds of risks. After stepping out of In the Green at the Wayward Artist, the bravery to do something new and unorthodox ran through the machinery of this production. From hiring a vocal looping Charango player to the decision to put on a musical about a 12th-century nun, somehow, it all worked, and they did it with passion and style. Read more…