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Angels in America: Perestroika

It’s different, but not in a bad way. The second half Tony Kushner’s Angels in America, is more fantastical, more literary and more illusionary than the first. It packs a very different, but no less impressive, impact. Performed in repertory … Continue reading

Angels in America – Part 1: Millennium Approaches

It may require divine intervention to get a ticket, but do whatever you can to see Angels in America, the stunningly heart-felt production currently in performances at the Signature Theatre Company. Tony Kushner’s two-part play, subtitled A Gay Fantasia on … Continue reading

A Behanding in Spokane

There are a lot of things missing from Martin McDonagh’s new play, and, unfortunately, none of them are hands. Cleverly staged, swiftly directed and fortunately performed by a stellar company of actors, this dark comedy contains so many and varied … Continue reading

Come Back, Little Sheba

Come Back, Little Sheba Lola is a Chatty Cathy. The central character of William Inge’s play Come Back, Little Sheba, this desperate housewife is a compulsive conversationalist. It is rare that she herself is not talking, and if she is … Continue reading

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie The woman enters the room with a large smile on her face. She holds her head high and greets her audience. It is the teacher, Miss Jean Brodie, and she is in her prime. … Continue reading