Cookin’ at the Cookery By Marion J. Caffey Produced by Metro Stage Reviewed by Debbie Minter Jackson Just when you thought you couldn’t get through another musical bio-musical chit-chatting about a late, great jazz singer, something new comes up that smashes your preconceptions and must be seen. Alberta Hunter deserves the best theatrical treatment around […]
Archives for January 29, 2008
25 Questions for a Jewish Mother
25 Questions for a Jewish Mother By Kate Moira Ryan with Judy Gold Produced by Theater J Reviewed by Janice Cane In Judy Gold’s world, selecting a sperm donor is like ordering Chinese food over the phone-you choose a dish, make a few substitutions, and dutifully recite your credit card number. And that’s why Judy […]
Trad By Mark Doherty Directed by Linda Murray Produced by Solas Nua Reviewed by Steven McKnight Trad (short for “tradition,” one of its overarching themes) is a brilliant Irish stew of surreal comedy, touching drama, clever satire, and thoughtful allegory. Solas Nua presents a professional and charming production of Mark Doherty’s award-winning play.