Using 20 songs that Bob Dylan composed over half a century, playwright Conor McPherson has fashioned a slow, sad, elliptical and occasionally exquisite theater piece set in a run-down boarding house in Duluth, Minnesota, Dylan’s hometown, in 1934, seven years before Dylan was born. The stories in “Girl From The North Country” are not about […]
Archives for October 1, 2018
Review: Born Yesterday, the 1940s comedy at Ford’s Theatre takes serious aim at big money corruption
Wow. Just wow. Born Yesterday, a Tony-award winning play written in 1946 by Garson Kanin, feels likes a premonition come to fruition.
Review: Signature Theatre’s Heisenberg is not just another love story
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time playwright Simon Stephens’s two-person play, Heisenberg, is far from your typical love story. When Georgie (Rachel Zampelli), a 40ish American expat first blusters on to the track of a London train station—hair wild about her, overstuffed bag slung casually over disheveled jean shirt—she is halted in her […]