National Theatre’s A Chorus Line sizzles and sparks with dance and song and touches the heart with stories of dancers’ lives. This production boasts an extraordinary cast and production values that shatter all expectations and satisfy as much as did the Broadway revival production on which it’s based. A Chorus Line set the standard for integration of book and music (the original Broadway production winning 9 Tony awards and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama) and this cast raises the barre for outstanding performance. [Read more...]
When we last left Malvolio (Ted Van Griethuysen), priggish majordomo to Lady Olivia, he was being led, barefoot and disheveled, out of his tiny prison after having been tricked by Twelfth Night’s merry pranksters into believing that the Lady Olivia loved him, and would love him even more if he acted like a complete nimrod. “I’ll be revenged on the whole pack of you,” he bellowed as he left.
Now – with apologies to the late Paul Harvey – it’s time for the rest of the story. [Read more...]