Three women. One man. With odds like this, a man better have his wits about him.
Archives for April 16, 2010
Before the show, Director Nicholas Allen comes out to remind the audience that one of the things we should do is laugh. But his encouragement is hardly necessary. We can’t help but laugh because this production is brimming with funny moments,
What do you do when the man you adore wants to kill you? You seduce him, disguised as a man impersonating another woman, while fending off the affections of both his uncle and his aunt, of course!
Set in the Roaring ‘20’s, the show is a new musical take on the old Grimm’s tale. After the death of his beloved Queen, a grief-stricken King banishes dance from all the land, much to the distress of his people, including his two daughters, Lara and Lena. But the girls find their way to a […]
A beautiful runaway and a mysterious foreigner chance to meet by night in the streets of Naples, transforming a cloak-and-dagger intrigue into a Renaissance bedroom farce complete with masks, swordplay, mistaken identity, and laughs for the whole family.
60 Miles to Silver Lake bends time and space as a boy and his father traverse damage of a rough divorce and growing older. Set entirely in the front seat of a used car, the men are glued to the pleather and seatbelted in tightly as they speed down a California freeway toward territory both […]
Three Victorian ladies time-travel through the Terra Incognita of man’s recent recognizable universe in Overmyer’s comedic adventure filled with cultural references, wordplay and looming possibilities. As one traveler says, “I have seen the future and it is slang.” By Eric Overmyer Directed by Jackson Phippin
In selecting Next to Normal, the musical about a family dealing with mental illness which received its second chance at Arena Stage, to receive the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, the Pulitzer Board rejected the advice of its own jury,
The national touring production of Fiddler on the Roof, under Sammy Dallas Bayes’ direction, proves to be quite run-of-the-mill. There is still the galloping, finger-snapping rendition of “If I Were a Rich Man”, and the silly yet sincere satire of the small Jewish village of Anatevka. And keeping with tradition – pun intended –