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On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

You might be able to see forever on a clear day, but you won’t want to in this poorly conceived musical revival/re-imaging currently in performances at the St. James Theater. First seen on Broadway in 1965, On a Clear Day … Continue reading


The Importance of Being Earnest

Gender-crossing actors and roles are nothing new to theater, but Brian Bedford’s performance as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, currently in performances at the American Airlines Theater, is something new – a complete transformation of … Continue reading


Hamlet

“Frailty, thy name is woman” Not in this Hamlet. Irony exists on several levels in Shakespeare’s tragedy, currently in performances in the Delacorte Theatre in Central Park. There’s the situational irony of the audience knowing what the characters don’t know, … Continue reading