It’s surely pointless, four decades and two billion dollars after its debut, to rant about Evita, and silly to blame Andrew Lloyd Webber’s theatrical canonization of the amoral historical figure Eva Perón as paving the way for the elevation of another media personality remade into a dictator-loving populist. Still, this core problem I have with the […]
Archives for November 19, 2019
Review: Airness. An air guitar comedy whose wildly talented cast strikes a comedy chord
“The whole impetus of air guitar is world peace,” earnestly intones a grown man who goes by the name Golden Thunder right before he goes out on stage in a dingy bar to play a pretend instrument. This one moment, perhaps more than any other, perfectly encapsulates Chelsea Marcantel’s hit air guitar play, Airness, currently […]
Review: The Willard Suitcases. Pack your bag to catch this ingeniously staged new musical at ASC
The end of your life starts slowly, and after some incomprehensible incident. Everything seems dreamlike. They are talking to you – the policeman, the lawyer, the judge, the doctor – and you can understand some of what they’re saying, but you blank out on the rest. You are going to have to leave — and […]
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