Well, it certainly isn’t the movie of the same title, the one that starred Charlie Chaplin and Jackie Coogan way back when. No, it’s one of a plethora of plays and musicals with gay themes that have landed on New York stages this season, many of them excellent, all of them timely and relevant.
Archives for May 10, 2010
We’ve all been through hellish family reunions so we can relate to Dino Armas’ character-driven, black comedy about two sisters, one a mother, and her disabled daughter. In Teatro de la Luna’s 2004 International Festival of Hispanic Theatre, the Uraguayan Heartstrings won enough praise to inspire artistic director Mario Marcel to revive it in 2010.