If you go see the Coliseum in Rome you don’t need to talk about the dust, or the cracks in the walls. It is, of course, a very old building but you don’t think, “Gosh, they should add some new concrete and even out these walls.” Similarly when you see The Mariinsky Ballet’s evening length […]
Archives for February 24, 2016
Sondheim’s Road Show at Signature Theatre (review)
There are some historical characters that cry out for animation on the stage. Stephen Sondheim has fixated on a pair of them in his meandering travelogue Road Show, a historical biographical musical set in the first half of the 20th century.
Jack Marshall on Samuel French “cease and desist” controversy
A ridiculous and offensive example of misuse of legal process and interference with free speech was just flagged by self-exiled Ethics Alarms star, Barry “Ampersand” Deutsch on his blog.