Author Archives: carey

Grey Gardens

Grey Gardens Just in time for the holidays comes a wonderful gift from Broadway: Christine Ebersole in Grey Gardens. Starring in the Broadway production, the delightful diva gives the most exquisitely crafted performance seen on the Great White Way this … Continue reading

The Times They Are A-Changin’

The Times They Are A’Changin’ It’s a bad sign when the curtain call is more entertaining than the show that that precedes it. Unfortunately, this statement applies to The Times They Are A-Changin’, the disappointing attempt at a musical playing … Continue reading

All Too Human – An Evening with Clarence Darrow

All Too Human – An Evening with Clarence Darrow Good news for all you academics out there – history class can be fun again. And good news for you legal buffs – there is a lawyer who still cares. You … Continue reading

Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

Dr. Suess’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! Guilty pleasures abound during the holidays, and we happily indulge. “It’s Thanksgiving/Christmas/Hannakuh/Kwannza,” we tell ourselves as we reach for another slice of pumpkin pie at dinner, order a Peppermint Mocha at Starbucks or … Continue reading

Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins “I’m practically perfect, in every way,” Mary Poppins sings proudly, while unpacking in the children’s nursery. It’s what her tape measure said, so it must be true, right? Almost. Audience members, note the word practically. It is a … Continue reading

Les Miserables

Les Miserables Her dress is different! It used to be black, and now it’s white! Shocking, isn’t it? Cosette’s dress, from the end of Act I of Les Miserables is no longer the black dress with the white lace collar. … Continue reading

Spring Awakening

Spring Awakening Review By: Marisa Schlossman Spring Awakening is like nothing I’ve seen in theater before, and I’ve seen a lot of theater. I didn’t know what was going to happen next, how far they would go or if it … Continue reading

How to Save the World and Find True Love in 90 Minutes

How to Save the World and Find True Love in 90 Minutes “It seems like a useful lesson to learn,” I whispered to my friend as the lights dimmed. We had gone to the New World Stages to learn How … Continue reading

The Vertical Hour

The Vertical Hour “People never want to do dangerous…things,” Julianne Moore’s Nadia says during The Vertical Hour, David Hare’s latest play. In the context of the play, the line refers to people in general, especially in politics. However, it could … Continue reading

The Apple Tree

The Apple Tree The latest performance at Studio 54 is called The Apple Tree, but it might as well be titled, The Many Talents of Kristin Chenoweth. Yes, there are two other actors who are given star billing, and yes, … Continue reading