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Lend Me a Tenor – A B’way Revival of Farcical Proportions

April 7th, 2010 No Comments

The cast is ideal.  The plot, less so.  In fact, it’s downright ridiculous.  But after all, Lend Me a Tenor is an unapologetic farce.  And the detailed direction of Stanley Tucci – right down to explosive fireworks, bubbles overflowing from the bathroom and an inspired and imaginative recap of the play at curtain call pulls […]

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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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