Monthly Archives: January 2014

“Beautiful” and “Godot” on Broadway

                  “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” is like the little girl with the curl. When it’s good it’s very good (the first act) and when it falters (act two) it’s…well, not so good. The difference lies in the proportion … Continue reading

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Admit yourself to “Admit One”

           It’s all too common for inept directors and/or actors to turn a really good play into a disappointing theater experience. Think about some of the Shakespeare you’ve seen. Occasionally, however, top-notch direction and acting can take middling-good material to … Continue reading

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          It’s still January, right? So…not too late to re-cap last year’s theater-going. In all, I attended 121 productions in 2013, broken down as follows – with bests/favorites noted:           From “Picnic” in January, through to “No Man’s Land” in … Continue reading

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