Archives for November 7, 2012

Mary Rose

The current Broadway play Peter and the Starcatcher is a captivating prequel to J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan that speaks of the effect of lost mothers on little boys and even unloved, scalawag pirates.  We all know about lost boys and puckish fairies from Peter Pan, but a 1920 Barrie play, Mary Rose, goes deeper into […]

All My Sons

Strange that a play with the credentials of Arthur Miller’s All My Sons is not produced nearly as often as some of its much better known “contemporaries.” It won the New York Drama Circle Critic’s Award in 1947 beating out O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh and received Tony Awards for best author and best director (Elia […]

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