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Orlando at Classic Stage Company

September 27th, 2010 Comments Off on Orlando at Classic Stage Company

Totally theatrical.  With neither a vibrator in sight nor a maid speaking Spanish the Classic Stage Company along with adapter Sarah Ruhl and a design team that has done wonders within the small confines of the theatre on East 13th Street have come up with a stylish and stylized, fantastical production of Virginia Woolf’s “Orlando”, […]

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Adam Rapp’s The Metal Children at the Vineyard Off-B’way

May 24th, 2010 No Comments

At the post performance talk back this past Sunday afternoon of Adam Rapp’s The Metal Children at the Vineyard Theatre, Mr. Rapp declared not to be a “political” writer.  He simply writes plays.  But his current tome raises very politicizing arguments – about censorship.  So, I guess he could be considered a political activist playwright […]

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The Royal Family – Manhattan Theatre Club

October 13th, 2009 Comments Off on The Royal Family – Manhattan Theatre Club

Little did George S. Kaufman and Edna Ferber realize in 1927 when they wrote “The Royal Family”, that they were far ahead of their time in writing the first reality show based on a year in the lives of the theatrical family called Cavendish.  It’s amazing that their three act comedy still resonates with great […]

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Revisionist, cross-gendered retelling of Babes in Toyland

July 24th, 2009 No Comments

They can’t be serious.  I mean, the folks over at the OHIO Theatre on Wooster Street. A while back they were threatened with losing the space because they could not renew their lease.  Well they’ve got a new lease on life but I would surely evict their current tenant, the revisionist, cross-gendered retelling of Victor […]

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