Upon finding his seat, a young man at Monday’s reading of The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later, an Epilogue was already holding off tears. The house lights in the Lincoln Theatre had yet to dim, and much of the programming was still a mystery. But I watched him try to relax, visibly shaken,
Archives for October 14, 2009
Nothing brightens the holidays like a costume pageant. Fresh from the kids’ dress-up bin, wrapped in silk and polyester, the tiniest thespians can guide us into imagined worlds of mad scientists and fairy queens. As loving parents,
I blush to admit that I knew little about Charlayne Woodard before I caught a preview of her one-woman play The Night Watcher. Ms. Woodard has written several solo plays, starting with Pretty Fire,
I attended a midnight performance of Evil Dead The Musical at New World Stages in NYC in February 2007, sat in the Splash Zone, and was soaked by fake blood, even through the plastic poncho. I didn’t care – I had a blast!
Mistaken identity, mad cap antics, slamming doors, sexual intrigue and infamous bouts of skirt chasing lust. A Flea in Her Ear, packed with all of the above, is an exhilarating time with a fun-loving cast hell-bent on smack-down delivery.