Monthly Archives: April 2015

“The Realization of Emily Linder” in Long Branch, NJ

Which would you rather see: a celebrated play, even a classic (think Shakespeare), ineptly performed, or a pretty good play, short of a masterpiece, elevated by sterling acting? Me too. Well, that’s what’s on stage at New Jersey Repertory Company. … Continue reading

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Sweet “Blues” at Two River Theater

It’s hard to believe that “Your Blues Ain’t Sweet like Mine” was Ruben Santiago-Hudson’s first full length multi-character play. (His Obie-winning “Lackawanna Blues” was a solo show.) Line-by-line and scene-by-scene, “Blues” rivals that of many an experienced playwright’s best work. … Continue reading

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Math not for dummies: “Proof” in Holmdel

Holmdel Theatre Company’s performance space is the quintessential “black box”. For the uninitiated, the reference is not to flight recorders so much in the recent news. Theatrical black boxes are four-wall, flat-floor areas that can be configured any-which-way, depending upon … Continue reading

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