LA Stage Watch review

by AbsoluteTheatre on August 9, 2011

Don Shirley weighs in, calling ANTON a “whimsical and theatrical concoction”.

The LA Times has spoken.

by AbsoluteTheatre on July 28, 2011

Philip Brandes says, “Playwright David Hilder has a bone to pick with romantic comedy clichés, and those who share his objections will likely appreciate his smart, satirical upending of the genre in the Absolute Theatre/Full Circle Theatrics production of “The Insidious Impact of Anton” … Richard Tatum’s suitably playful staging keeps things moving and allows the resolution to emerge organically from Hilder’s quirky, genre-defying characters.”  Read the whole review here.

StageSceneLA Review

by AbsoluteTheatre on July 27, 2011

“Theatergoers in search of romantic comedy with a bite could do no better than to seek out Anton, whose impact may well be insidious, but is pretty darned appealing as well.” Read the whole review here!

Article on AD Richard Tatum

by AbsoluteTheatre on June 6, 2011

Cindy Marie Jenkins interviews Richard Tatum.  Read the whole thing here.

LA Weekly Nominations

by AbsoluteTheatre on February 17, 2011

We are thrilled to announce that THE GIRL WHO WOULD BE KING has received two nominations from the LA Weekly Theater Awards. Richard Tatum was nominated for comedy direction, and the entire cast was nominated for comedy ensemble!  Congratulations to everyone!

End of year love!

by AbsoluteTheatre on December 31, 2010

Jeff Favre wrote in the Ventura County Star that The Girl Who Would Be King” was the “best play or musical, small venue.”  Read the whole thing here.  And thanks, Jeff!

Latest review is up!

by AbsoluteTheatre on July 22, 2010

Tony Frankel of Stage and Cinema says “you should support this outing” … and we hope you will!  Read the whole review here.

Steve Julian Blog Post

by AbsoluteTheatre on July 6, 2010

Steve Julian, theatre blogger and KPCC Morning Edition host, interviewed Richard Tatum and Riley Rose Critchlow for this story about “The Girl Who Would Be King.” Read it on his blog.

LA Weekly Says Go

by AbsoluteTheatre on July 5, 2010

Amy Nicholson says: “The cast and casting are spot-on, as is Richard Tatum’s direction which allows us to peek at the layers underneath this superficially simple society.” Read the entire review here.

Another Good Review

by AbsoluteTheatre on July 3, 2010

Rich Borowy says that our show is “a delight to experience.” Read the whole review here.