Reviews for Heartland Theatre Collective Performances

Review: Little Bird by Heartland Theatre Collective

Review: Little Bird by Heartland Theatre Collective

by Michael Meigs
Published on June 15, 2018

LITTLE BIRD offers, like a gift, a gentle imagining of childhood innocents who are oblivious of the brooding evil that surrounds them.

 

Nicole Oglesby's Little Bird offers, like a gift, a gentle imagining of childhood innocents who are oblivious of the brooding evil that surrounds them. Willa and Peg are thirteen-year-old girls, best friends, trusting in one another and their Texas bayou surroundings. Willa's discovery of a litle bird fallen from its nest at first seems a randon incident, one that we probably all hold from childhood -- Willa gathers the creature in her hands ...

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Review: Dust by Nicole Oglesby, Heartland Theatre Collective

Review: Dust by Nicole Oglesby, Heartland Theatre Collective

by Catherine Dribb
Published on October 09, 2016

Don't brush It off. . . catch DUST while you can. This new company provides a forehead-wiping, dirty evening of stellar performances and a poetic script.

  Ashes to ashes and dust to dust is the underlying metaphor in this touching play about the toughness of life during the Dust Bowl that plagued midwest America in the 1930s.      In retrospect, it was perfect that we watched Dust by Nicole Oglesby in an un-air conditioned 'pony shed' in the backyard of the booming Vortex complex (a venue featuring live theatre, food, wine, and so much more). The shack, resembling ... Read more »