I first saw Slave Play Off-Broadway, long before Rihanna made headlines for texting during the show (playwright Jeremy O. Harris publicly defended her; he was the one she was texting); and shortly before it became a cause célèbre among theater people for having been attacked by some black people who hadn’t actually seen it. Recently, […]
Archives for October 11, 2019
Review: Footloose and fun at The Kennedy Center
High school musicals are hot right now, with Broadway hosting everything from the biting Mean Girls to the heart-warming The Prom to the phenomenon Dear Evan Hansen to the zany Be More Chill in the past few months alone. So it’s not exactly surprising that someone thought it was time to bring back Footloose, the […]
Review: Andar sin Pensamiento / Walking without Thinking from Teatro de la Luna
The playbill for Andar sin Pensamiento says the play starts with a tango. At the start, the music played to an empty stage is indeed a tango. You get the sense that director Mario Marcel is trying to bring about an air of seduction. The sense of seduction never quite hits the mark, and we’re […]
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