Knives and Niceties, Poise and Poison

by Michael Nichols Monty Navarro is a poor, but lovable, heir to nothing, who has just buried his beloved mother. When an old family friend reveals that Monty is, in fact, ninth in line to a powerful earldom, young Navarro plans to reclaim the wealth and prestige so cruelly denied any way he can. Bees? Cannibals? A swim under the ice? There are so many … Continue reading Knives and Niceties, Poise and Poison

A Gentleman’s Guide to Multi-Casting

by Ben Southerland In A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, dexterous actor Richard Henry plays eight different characters in the span of two hours. If that sounds exhausting, you might find it hard to imagine that he will also die over 600 times this season on FST’s stage–more times than any other actor to date. So, why cast the same actor to play so … Continue reading A Gentleman’s Guide to Multi-Casting

A Theatre Goer’s Guide to Love and Murder

by Michael Nichols Boisterous dance numbers. Hilarious staged deaths. Romantic rivals. And a plot for revenge that proves all is fair in love and murder. Kicking off FST’s 45th Winter Mainstage Season, the critically acclaimed musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder tells the story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by … Continue reading A Theatre Goer’s Guide to Love and Murder