Ain’t That Rich
“A winning comedy on money, class, and identity…truly impressive.” Anya Leibovitch, Montreal Theatre Hub Read the review
“You will laugh your way through, pretty much non-stop.” Angela Potvin, Montreal Rampage Read the review
“Animated and engaging…self-deprecating humour and insightful wisdom.” Lisa Sproull, Cult #MLT Read the review
“Robards has a gift for turning ordinary events into comedy.” Jack Nakamura, Vagabond Critic Read the review
“A rollercoaster of emotion with a Goldilocks balance of comedy and drama. Robards shines…” Keith Paul Medelis, Theatre is Easy Read the review
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…
“Kate Robards charmingly recounts growing up in the colorful small town of Orange and adjusting to expatriate life in Shanghai.” KQED
“I found myself smiling throughout the show and all the way home.” Washington City Paper
“Robards is an engaging performer with an easy, natural presence onstage.” Broadwayworld.com
“Mandarin Orange is not only masterfully performed, but written with a skillful blend of humor and vulnerability.” DC Theatre Scene
“An earnest, heartwarming performance and a poignant international comedy about change, identity and home.” DC Metro Theatre Arts
Features and Interviews
Kate Robards is interviewed about her show Ain’t That Rich. Read the Q&A on Stagebuddy.
Kate was featured and interviewed by On Maui Magazine for her upcoming performance at the Iao Theatre.
Interview with Karis Rogers. Storytelling to change the world: Kate Robards
Exit the Stage Door Podcast hosted by Erin Teachman with Studio Theatre alum and world-class human being Kate Robards!
The Washington Post featured Mandarin Orange as a Capital Fringe Festival highlight.
Little Trouble in Big China: A Fringe Peek at Mandarin Orange