Behold the King. He is standing in front of a boiling, roiling thunderstorm (“Blow, wind! And crack your cheeks!”), beard laced with iron, wild hair crowned with an even wilder laurel (or perhaps it is a crown of thorns). Also, he is in his undershirt. (“An epic parent-child drama and then some,” the WSC Avant […]
Archives for May 17, 2017
New musical Kaleidoscope gets stunning debut with Florence Lacey in the lead (review)
I wept during the musical Kaleidoscope. Quietly, but involuntarily, tears welled up and just started flowing. What a time not to have a tissue or handkerchief handy. I cried for people I have lost, my mother in particular, but others, too. For family and friends I saw decline due to their health.
Peter Brook’s The Man Who at Spooky Action (review)
Spooky Action’s production of The Man Who is a remarkable theatricalization of reality as experienced by patients with brain damage. The play was inspired by neurologist Oliver Sacks’ book, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and other Clinical Tales, based on 24 case studies of his patients with neurological disorders.