Monthly Archives: March 2014

Actions and Words Off-Broadway

 “Kung Fu,” David Henry Hwang’s Bruce Lee bio-play at the Signature Theatre complex on West 42nd Street, traces Lee’s emergence from a martial-arts teacher in Hollywood to a superstar in movies filmed in Hong Kong (the early ones) and Hollywood. … Continue reading

Blog, NY Theater, Off Broadway

Two Broadways: NYC and Long Branch, NJ

 “Bridges” in NYC:   It’s 1965 in Winterset, Iowa. Italian war bride Francesca Johnson is home alone while her husband and teen-aged children are showing their prize pig at the State Fair. Itinerant photographer Robert Kincaid appears, needing directions to a … Continue reading

Blog, Broadway, NY Theater, Professional, Regional

A Play, a Concert and a Wedding

          THE PLAY: My liberal social and political values are firm, but even I was taken aback to see, in the “Pinkolandia” montage of purported “fascists” Nixon, Reagan and Kissinger, the image of…Scrooge McDuck!           It had never occurred to … Continue reading

Blog, Canadian Theatre, Professional, Regional, Sports