Monthly Archives: June 2013

A gem from the past: “Present Laughter” at Two River Theater

               Once, when asked how he would be remembered, Noel Coward replied, “By my charm.” Garry Essendine, the leading man in Coward’s well-mannered farce Present Laughter, oozes that characteristic. Played with unerring finesse at Two River Theater by Michael … Continue reading

Blog, Professional, Regional

“The Golden Year” is 24-Carat

     Every once in a while, an off-off-Broadway limited-run showcase production jumps up and reminds you that there is some really good Theatre happening up and down the side streets of Manhattan.           Tucked into a tidy performance space … Continue reading

Blog, NY Theater, Off Broadway

New Play at NJ Rep: “Happy” is only the title…

  One of the four characters in Happy, Robert Caisley’s new play at NJ Rep, ends up happy at the end, but you won’t learn here who it is. In order of appearance, it could be 40-something Alfred (Michael Irvin … Continue reading

Blog, Community, Regional