We are at The Fillmore, and the night is full of sex and danger (set and fabulous lighting by Justin Townsend). The great Aretha Franklin (the magnificent Sabrina Elayne Carten) has just taken us ninety percent of the way through a free-sweating, foot-stomping version of “Spirit in the Dark” when she has an announcement to […]
Archives for October 5, 2012
Tom Dudzick’s Over the Tavern has seen a lot of productions since its first stage outing back in the mid-1990s. Olney Theatre Center’s new production looks good and feels authentic. But unfortunately, that’s as close as Sunday’s formal opening performance was able to get to the play’s dramatic core.