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The opening line of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella sets the tone for the majority of the play. When Cinderella, wandering through the misty woods, wistfully sings, “It makes you wish that the world could be as lovely as it looks,” … Continue reading

The Illusion

Some see life through rose-colored glasses, and others see it with crystal clear vision. The Illusion, the final production in the Signature Theater Company’s season of works by Tony Kushner, is presented with neither a rose-colored or clear vision. Instead, … Continue reading

A Free Man of Color

It looks beautiful but there’s not much there. John Guare’s play A Free Man of Color, currently in performances at Lincoln Center, is a confusing, jumbled and unfocused production that is a disappointing waste of the ample talent devoted to … Continue reading

The Drowsy Chaperone

The Drowsy Chaperone He takes his tea with milk, but he drinks his brandy straight. He appears gentle and mild, but he has a stronger, darker flavor that comes out as the evening progresses. It’s an odd combination, but it … Continue reading