Jessica Goldman was the theater critic for CBC Radio in Calgary prior to joining the Houston Press team. Her work has also appeared in American Theatre Magazine, Globe and Mail and Alberta Views. Jessica is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association.
6 hours ago | Stage
“Fuck you. Fuck your fuckity fuckity face … why did you fucking screw everything the fuck up? Everything the fuck up. Everything the fuck up, everything the fuck up?” Not an unreasonable reaction when your boyfriend, who 366 days ago suddenly disa...
6 days ago | Stage
Balls. Balls, balls, balls, balls, balls. Ok, kids, have you got the snickering out of your system yet? Honestly, I haven’t heard this much juvenile tee-heeing about the name of a show since Mike Bartlett’s, 2009 love triangle play, Cock. But perh...
9 days ago | Stage
Oh Dixie. You with your Peggy Bundy high-as-heaven ginger hair, southern drawly accent, red gingham Little Bo Peep-ish dress and killer red suede stiletto pumps hawking Tupperware at us with all your heart, soul and more than a smattering of four ...
17 days ago | Stage
The Mystery of Edwin Drood (book and music by Rupert Holmes) may sell itself as a saucy interactive murder mystery musical where (fun fun) the audience gets to choose the killer each evening. But about three quarters of the way through the show, i...
22 days ago | Stage
The great Russian writer, Isaac Babel, tells subversive lies for a living. Only he wouldn’t call them lies, they’re simply stories he makes up as part of his work writing books, poems and screenplays. Soviet Secret Police Chief, Nikolai Yezhov, al...