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PolySHAMory

polySHAMory Named “Best of Frigid 2018”

The NYC theatre magazine Theatre is Easy has named PolySHAMory as a “Best Bet” for theatre and “Best of Frigid 2018”. Read Adrienne Urbanski’s review here. You can still catch PolySHAMory at the Kraine Theater (85 East 4th Street, New York, NY) on Wednesday, 2/21 at 10:30 PM, and Fri 3/2 at 5:10 PM. 60 minutes with…

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Ain’t That Rich

Ain’t That Rich (Review): Montreal Theatre Hub

“A winning comedy on money, class, and identity…truly impressive.” Anya Leibovitch, Montreal Theatre Hub Read the review

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Ain’t That Rich (Review): Montreal Rampage

“You will laugh your way through, pretty much non-stop.” Angela Potvin, Montreal Rampage Read the review

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Ain’t That Rich (Review): Cult #MTL

“Animated and engaging…self-deprecating humour and insightful wisdom.” Lisa Sproull, Cult #MLT Read the review

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Ain’t That Rich (Review): Vagabond Critic

“Robards has a gift for turning ordinary events into comedy.” Jack Nakamura, Vagabond Critic Read the review

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Ain’t That Rich (review): Theatre Is Easy

“A rollercoaster of emotion with a Goldilocks balance of comedy and drama. Robards shines…” Keith Paul Medelis, Theatre is Easy Read the review

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Ain’t that Rich (Review): DC Theatre Scene

Like a well-made vodka punch, Kate Robards’ well-made story sneaks up on you. It starts out as a lighthearted account of how she married rich and ends up as a discomforting meditation on the relationship between money and self-image. Particularly now, as we agonize over issues of money and class and race, her story packs…

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Ain’t That Rich (Review): DC Metro Theater Arts

In Ain’t that Rich, writer and comedian Kate Robards delivers a dazzling solo performance, one as mesmerizing and powerful as it is funny. “5 stars” “Best of 2016 Capital Fringe” Ravelle Brickman, DC Metro Theater Arts Read the review

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Press

Get Out

The week’s pocket picks – By Samantha Sault    

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Shanghai

TimeOut Shanghai Review

“There is some lovely physical comedy from Kate Robards…” Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? TimeOut Shanghai Review

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Mandarin Orange

KQED

“Kate Robards charmingly recounts growing up in the colorful small town of Orange and adjusting to expatriate life in Shanghai.” KQED

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Washington City Paper

“I found myself smiling throughout the show and all the way home.” Washington City Paper

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BroadwayWorld

“Robards is an engaging performer with an easy, natural presence onstage.”  Broadwayworld.com

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DC Theatre Scene

“Mandarin Orange is not only masterfully performed, but written with a skillful blend of humor and vulnerability.”  DC Theatre Scene 

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DC Metro Theatre Arts

“An earnest, heartwarming performance and a poignant international comedy about change, identity and home.” DC Metro Theatre Arts

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SF Theatre Pub

“…Robards ability to move back and forth between all five participants was expert and elegant.” SF Theatre Pub

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Features and Interviews

I was featured in Erica Bean’s bi-monthly WOMEN IN SPOTLIGHT series!

I was featured in Erica Bean’s bi-monthly WOMEN IN SPOTLIGHT series! Check out the interview. WOMEN IN SPOTLIGHT SERIES: KATE ROBARDS A funny story about how I met Kate begins with San Francisco. Every year San Francisco hosts a literature festival called Litquake, giving authors – famous or otherwise – read pieces of their writing work,…

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FRIGID Festival 2017: Kate’s Q&A

Kate Robards is interviewed about her show Ain’t That Rich. Read the Q&A on Stagebuddy.

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On Maui Magazine

Kate was featured and interviewed by On Maui Magazine for her upcoming performance at the Iao Theatre.

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Interview with Karis Rogers

Interview with Karis Rogers. Storytelling to change the world: Kate Robards

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Exit the Stage Door Podcast

Exit the Stage Door Podcast hosted by Erin Teachman with Studio Theatre alum and world-class human being Kate Robards!

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Capital Fringe Festival highlight

The Washington Post featured Mandarin Orange as a Capital Fringe Festival highlight.

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Little Trouble in Big China

Little Trouble in Big China: A Fringe Peek at Mandarin Orange

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DC Metro Theatre Arts

Mandarin Orange Preview Article DC Metro Theatre Arts  

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Beaumont Enterprise

Beaumont Enterprise Hot Pick: Kate Robards

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The Time Machine Maui

The Time Machine Maui radio interview

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