Due to the Seattle Seahawks making it to the Super Bowl, the closing matinee of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf at Lakewood Playhouse has been rescheduled to start at 12:00 noon on February 2nd in order for audience members to see both the performance and support the Seahawks in the game.
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf is up and running at Lakewood Playhouse and most of the reviews are now in, and apparently it's a good show (as long as you're forewarned it isn't a happy musical with orphans.)
Nick (Niclas R. Olson) is the all-American boy: handsome, strong, intelligent and poised for success — everything that George had hoped to be but has long since given up on. Olson plays him in an understated manner in the first act, but as the play progresses, he becomes increasingly emotional.... Both Olson and Deane convincingly react to a situation their characters do not know how to handle as they gradually let their inner feelings come out. Read more here: Tacoma News Tribune
Niclas R. Olson is Nick, the new academic arrival. Nick proves to be the perfect unwitting pawn for George and Martha’s “games” they usually play sans audience. He, likewise to his wife, guzzles almost an entire bottle of bourbon during his transformation from glib young scientist to wife protector to besotted letch who succumbs to Martha’s advances and George’s sadistic banter. Read more here: The Suburban Times
Olson and Deane did a fine transformation from fresh-faced and sober to decaying drunks. Read more here: Dresdner's Theatre Reviews
And finally, this review does little more than name drop the actors, but you can still read it if you'd like: The Weekly Volcano