The odd pairing of old Bob Dylan songs with Irish playwright Conor McPherson’s new script about desperate lives during the Great Depression worked well enough when I saw it Off-Broadway in 2018, and I suppose the draw of the Dylan name makes a Broadway transfer no surprise. But it was not inevitable. After all, the […]
Archives for March 5, 2020
Review: Swing musical Bandstand showcases its young cast at the National this week
Bandstand, the Tony Award-winning swing style musical is making a brief stop at The National Theatre. A story of five World War II veterans trying to rebuild their lives through music, for some in Tuesday night’s opening audience the story of the struggles of homecoming was a familiar one; forty military survivors were there, through […]
Adult Fan Fiction World Championships from Flying V. Here’s what you missed.
For a brilliantly good time, call Flying V, who notched up the fun last Friday with The Adult Fan Fiction World Championships. So why are you reading about it here? Because this is a theatre site, and Flying V is a theatre group that produces way more than staged plays, so what the what? Well, […]
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