‘Tis the season, and programming holiday fare for adults can either overload us on Sugarplum gooiness or, ignoring the holiday, risk appearing downright Scrooge-like. But Carla Hubner and her company of musical “elves” have conjured up something that is just the ticket. The show is well-directed and funny, and it’s got both heart and some […]
Archives for December 5, 2011
It’s difficult to offer you a focused picture of Stephen Karam’s Sons of the Prophet at the Roundabout’s Laura Pels Theatre. It manages to tell a dark story with humor and insight, and even at 100 uninterrupted minutes, it never fails to engage and intrigue, but ultimately it is more interesting than moving.
Politically and economically speaking, 2011 has been a pretty depressing year. That’s making it pretty tough for many folks to really get into the holiday spirit this Christmas season. But not to worry. Toby’s Dinner Theatre in Columbia has the perfect antidote for those holiday blues with their sprightly, toe-tapping new production of White Christmas.