Sometimes Christmas can seem like a rerun of itself: if you like ballet, you see The Nutcracker each year. Melodrama? Ah, that’s always Dickens’ Christmas Carol. If your taste runs to cartoons? The Grinch, of course. And if each you want to see the quintessential Christmas movie, it must be none other than Frank Capra’s […]
Archives for November 2015
In a none-too-fashionable London neighborhood in the early 1960s, middle-aged Kath (Claire Schoonover) invites the young Mr. Sloane (Mathew Aldwin McGee) to rent a room in the home she shares with her elderly father Kemp (David Bryan Jackson).
Cole Porter is clearly one of the best lyricists in the history of musical theater, and Kiss Me Kate is by far one of his best works. The words jump and skip across the page and meet his music midair.