It’s interesting and informative (and fun) to revisit some of the classical musicals. A new director, new stars, even a new scenic design can alter our memory of it, or allow us to share it with a friend who wasn’t around when it was last in the vicinity. I’ve seen La Cage aux Folles, the […]
Archives for March 22, 2011
Hair: The Story of the Show that Defined a Generation
Shows, like people, have life cycles. They are conceived, brought to maturity, run (or don’t run) their course and often either die or simply fade from memory. Like people, some shows deserve a biography.
“MASTER HAROLD”… and the boys
Anyone can see the effect of oppression upon the oppressed, but what effect does it have on the oppressor? The gift that Athol Fugard gives us in “MASTER HAROLD”…and the boys, now receiving a superb production at Quotidian Theatre, is that he shows us the answer straight on, and with undeniable force.
The 3 Rascals
The full moon appeared the biggest and brightest in 20 years last weekend when The 3 Rascals (A3vidos) performed at Teatro de la Luna. The moon in its orbit arriving at its closest point to the earth took part in a happy coincidence.