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"The Piano Teacher" Hears a Different Tune

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Britt Olsen-Ecker
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For 30 years Mrs. K taught piano to children in her living room, but now she may have to confront the reality that the days spent teaching in her home, were not as innocent as she remembers.

Maryland Morning theater critic J. Wynn Rousuck reviews "The Piano Teacher" at Rep Stage in Columbia.

"The Piano Teacher"

By Julia Cho

Directed by Kasi Campbell

Cast includes Laureen Smith, Joshua Morgan and Kashi-Tara

The production is up at Rep Stage until February 23.

J. Wynn Rousuck has been reviewing theater for WYPR's Midday (and previously, Maryland Morning) since 2007. Prior to that, she was the theater critic of The Baltimore Sun, where she reviewed more than 3,000 plays over the course of 23 years. Her feature coverage for The Sun included a comprehensive series chronicling the development of the Tony Award-winning musical, “Hairspray.” Judy got her start at The Cleveland Press and at Cleveland’s fine arts radio station, WCLV. Her broadcasting experience also includes a year as an on-air theater critic for Maryland Public Television.
Jamyla Krempel is WYPR's digital content director. She collaborates with reporters, program and podcast hosts to create content for WYPR’s online platforms.