Monday, May 22, 2017
The Lucky One
In A.A. Milne's The Lucky One , currently playing at The Mint, we hear it again and again: "Poor old Bob." "Poor old Bob....
Sunday, May 14, 2017
Spring Roundup, Part II: Anastasia and A Doll's House Part 2
Anastasia Time was when a middle-of-the-road, slightly overstuffed show like Anastasia would have sent me into paroxysms of self-righteous ...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
Spring roundup, Part I: Sweeney Todd and Come from Away
Spring in these parts means fluctuating temperatures, the hectic and drawn-out end of the semester, more theater than I know what to do wi...
Saturday, April 01, 2017
The Glass Menagerie
Hi, Show Showdown visitors! My take on the highly unconventional and mildly controversial Sam Gold production of The Glass Menagerie is c...
Friday, March 31, 2017
Bette Midler and Dolly Levi would seem to be as perfect a match as, oh, Glenn Close and Norma Desmond or Angela Lansbury and Mame. But, rath...
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
I won the lottery for Sunset Boulevard last Sunday matinee. The tickets were $55 each. I was thrilled when the box office woman handed me C2...
Monday, March 27, 2017
Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened , Lonnie Price's documentary on the making of Merrily We Roll Along , is jammed with tr...
Monday, March 20, 2017
946: The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips
Kneehigh's stage adaptation of the 2006 children's novel The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by Michael Morpurgo is so bubbly, energ...
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