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What people are saying about our summer shows

June 28, 2016 - 10:44 PM

With "Pericles" and "The Fair Maid of the West" both up and running in Lower City Park, Riverside Theatre has become quite the talk of the town in recent weeks. From reviews to cover stories to video features, here's a sampling of what people are saying.



"Smart directing choices from Christine Kellogg help make the show a winner ... Riverside’s latest production of 'Pericles' is chock full of excellent actors creating an emotional and thrilling tale." - Iowa Theatre Blog review

"It’s great to have this series back outdoors again; it’s fun to watch any well-done play on a beautiful summer night, and 'Pericles' is a unique offering."- Little Village review


"If you love a good sword fight, you will not be disappointed ... Riverside’s return to the park can only be considered a triumphant success." - Iowa Theatre Blog review

"Riverside has done a great job dusting off this classic play and delivering a fun and frantic night of theatre." - Little Village review


Gazette/Hoopla cover story

Iowa Theatre Blog feature

Daily Iowan feature

Press Citizen cover story

KCRG-TV9 feature

CBS2 Iowa feature

Sam Osheroff interview on KCCK

Megan Gogerty podcast

Talking Theatre podcast (Pericles)

Talking Theatre podcast (Fair Maid)


CBS2 video report:




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