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An Enemy of the People

“It feels like a revolution!” one character exclaims passionately. “Try not to be so vocal!” another hushes him. This quote is just one of many statements made during Henrik Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People that resonated all too strongly … Continue reading


The Columnist

There are few noises that sound as hopeful or as ominous as the clicking of keys on a typewriter, which makes it an appropriate noise for the opening scene of David Auburn’s historical drama The Columnist, currently in performances at … Continue reading


Driving Miss Daisy

Southern ladies would approve of the gentility that infuses the Broadway production of Driving Miss Daisy, currently in performances at the Golden Theater. Starring stage and screen legends Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones, with Boyd Gaines rounding off the … Continue reading


Gypsy

It is Rose’s turn, indeed. And not just during the closing song of the show, which happens to have that title. It is Rose’s turn the entire night at this production of Gypsy. Currently playing at the St. James Theater, … Continue reading


The Grand Manner

A gentle, poignant dose of nostalgia is in store for audiences of The Grand Manner, A. R. Gurney’s latest play, currently in performances at Lincoln Center. An examination of life in the theater and the legends made by it, The … Continue reading


Journey’s End

Journey’s End It’s loud. There are bombs going off, bullets being fired, and many of the lines are shouted instead of spoken. Much of the production of Journey’s End is very loud. But other scenes are quiet – so strangely, … Continue reading