“There are more actresses than actors, and they chase after fewer roles. Thus the women in this section deserve to be celebrated not just for their art, but for their courage, optimism and perseverance. In Shakespeare’s time, women’s roles were played by boys, and to this day women’s characters are often written by men; when […]
Archives for April 13, 2011
It’s Rags time at Theatre Lab I never had a chance to see the 1986 Broadway production of the musical Rags because, with only 18 previews and 4 performances, it closed before I could use my tickets.
What does it mean, this big, bold painting hanging right in the middle of Art? You can try to read between the lines for some hidden message, but you’ll draw a blank. The painting has no lines to read between. No color, form, pattern, or texture either, for that matter, save for some tiny diagonal […]
Last September I told you about a book covering the fascinating topic of how Rodgers, Hammerstein and Logan created the musical South Pacific out of James Michener’s pulitzer prize winning novel “Tales of the South Pacific.” Now, as they say, you can read “the rest of the story!”