Caught in the crosshairs of Nathanial Hawthorne’s “Scarlet Letter” and the stranglehold of slavery, with miscreant bounty hunters running around, singing, wearing kilts,
Archives for July 22, 2009
Tzvi rates it: As The Teacher’s Lounge or One Child Left Behind begins, loudspeakers broadcast brief statements from George W. Bush and Barack Obama about the success – or lack thereof –
One of the greatest challenges facing an actor is to try to create their own unique interpretation of a classic role such as Randle P. McMurphy or Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
Country heaven wrapped in bacon, a dizzy tribute to sainthood, a rock bodybuilding musical, Shakespeare gone loud rock and tongue-less, a lost monkey and a family going bananas,
Tim rates it: Joseph Merrick’s problem – in addition to a horrible disfiguring disease now thought to be neurofibromatosis type1 – was that he lived in the wrong century. Born in Victorian England, he was dependent
Tim rates it: In a Fringe Festival which includes the high-amp extravagance of a Titus X or a Diamond Dead (Continued…), or the high-tension excellence of a 4:48 Psychosis or the mind-boggling brilliance
Tim rates it: Not Your Granny’s Revolution is seven short monologues by five graduates of a solo performance workshop, conducted by the formidable monologist Laura Zam.