By Leslie Kobylinski Produced by Round House Theatre Reviewed by Janice Cane The Director: The Third Act of Elia Kazan, now making its world premiere at Round House Theatre Silver Spring, sheds new light on its subject. Playwright/director Leslie Kobylinski’s script delves into Kazan’s childhood, particularly his relationships with his Greek parents. In fact, […]
Archives for April 23, 2007
Joel’s marathon theatre weekend concluded with the one show almost guaranteed to get mixed reactions – Spring Awakening. Gary acknowledges that the audience went wild after every scene, but it just wasn’t for him. Debbie, who enjoyed the work of choreographer Bill T. Jones, found the stoic 19th century story juxtaposed with in-your-face rock music challenging. […]
Gary McMillan has just seen his pick for the best of Broadway this year! It’s the simple but brilliantly conceived and staged Company, Barbara Walsh stopped the show with ‘Here’s to the Ladies Who Lunch.’ The usually unflappable Gary declared Raul Esparza’s performance "Astounding", He and Joel agree Raul deserves to win the Tony.
By Doug Wright Produced by Olney Theatre Center Reviewed by Tim Treanor I Am My Own Wife is a sort of theatrical magic act, calling on a virtuoso performer to take up nearly three dozen different roles in the course of a single two-hour evening. It did not occur to Doug Wright or his first […]
It’s Sunday, Day 3, and Joel and Debbie have just seen the hit Off-Broadway show In the Heights. Listen in on their cab ride back to Broadway while they discuss the experience. "Vibrant!." "It’s about getting away … and coming back to the block." "Stunning choreography. Plenty of salsa. Arriba!