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Cyrano de Bergerac

This Cyrano de Bergerac is a “rare being,” indeed. The latest revival of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play, currently in performances at the American Airlines Theater and starring the force of nature Douglas Hodge in the titular role, is a fresh … Continue reading


Finding heroes in unlikely figures is nothing new to drama but I doubt there has ever been a hero like Johnny “Rooster” Byron before. Eccentric to the extreme and a truly mysterious, captivating personality as played by Mark Rylance, Johnny … Continue reading


It would make a lovely picture, I thought of the last scene of Translations, Brian Friel’s drama that is currently playing at the Biltmore Theatre. The atmosphere is pitch perfect- somber lighting, mist wafting across the stage, the sense of … Continue reading