Archives for March 19, 2013

Nancy Opel – she’s doing swell in Ford’s new Hello, Dolly!

Nancy Opel is a trouper, yet, until now, her thirty year career in theatre missed one thing. Her credits include a who’s who and a what’s what of distinguished productions: Broadway’s Evita – at the ripe old age of 22, Sunday in the Park with George, Triumph of Love, Urinetown, and Memphis.

God of Carnage

“What ever happened to class?” laments lethal flapper Velma Kelly and prison matron Mama Morton in the song “Class” from the Kander and Ebb musical Chicago. You won’t find evidence of anything remotely classy—other than the décor—in Yasmina Reza’s play God of Carnage, which depicts two upscale Manhattan couples duking it out over their children’s […]

The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Sadly, you no longer have the option of setting aside an evening to attend Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, even if you could get to New York and plunk down up to $142 for a seat. The limited run closed earlier this month after nearly unanimous enthusiasm from reviewers and […]

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