The hits just keep coming for the Helen Hayes winning Adventure Theatre and the current production, A Year with Frog and Toad, shows why. They focus on the art in artistry while totally tuned in to fun bringing unanticipated twists to well-known tales. A winning combination.
Archives for May 20, 2011
To say that Tom Stoppard has a way with concepts and words is like saying birds have a way of flying in the air, or the Beltway has a way of congesting in rush hour. He can be trusted to grasp complex ideas and relay the issues via well crafted characters without sounding (too) polemic.
It’s an intriguing title, no? Short and sweet, if a little hard to distinguish among This, Doubt, Proof, Contact et al, and equally difficult to probe for meaning. But early on in the first scene we learn that who has been “picked” is an unlikely struggling young actor who’s been, along with his actress girl […]