The real fun of a cabaret is in the surprises. Not the necessary moments, as when a Karen Akers rolls out “Marieke” or a Patti LuPone throws an Argentine bone to the fans worshipping at her balcony, but the inspired and unexpected ones — think of Elaine Stritch, heaven rest her, ruefully admitting “The Party’s […]
Archives for February 16, 2016
Collaborators at Spooky Action Theater (review)
In a match that’s Man versus Monster, how do you think humanity would fare? In Collaborators, the 2011 award winning play by John Hodge (a dramatist and screenwriter known for the films Trainspotting, A Life Less Ordinary, and The Beach), humanity loses. Big time.
Madeleine Potter adds to her “weird tribe” playing Amanda Wingfield in Glass Menagerie
“This is my first role in a Tennessee Williams play, but it’s true that I’ve been told that I should play Blanche since I was thirteen. God knows what that means. But, having played him now, I long to do all the rest of him. It’s such a joy to do his plays.”