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The Lovesong of Alfred J Hitchcock*

Thursday, May 8th, 2014
by on Playing Around

The London Guardian called this radio play expanded into stage drama “a cineaste’s delight.” Except for an over dense, long second act, I would concur.

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Peddling -What?!

Sunday, April 27th, 2014
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Had I not read the program note, I’d have no idea what I’ve just seen. A pedlar boy wakes up in a field…with no memory

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opening Michelle Hand, Jason Grubbe, Steve Isom

Day of the Dog – Like Family, Like Pet

Tuesday, March 18th, 2014
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It’s only through a last minute cancellation that Julianne (Michelle Hand) and Paul (Steve Isom) are able to secure Vadislav’s (Jason Grubbe) much in demand

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Julie Halston, Cynthia Harris, Charles Busch opening

The Tribute Artist

Friday, February 14th, 2014
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Charles Busch’s The Tribute Artist is almost a drawing room comedy – a traditionally structured, dialogue driven, deception piece. Our hero Jimmy’s profession is “celebrity

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SuzAnne Barabas – An Artistic Gem

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
by on Woman Around Town

There is a lot of good professional theater happening in the New York Metropolitan area, none better than the New Jersey Repertory Company (NJ Rep)

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Miss Lead: A Cautionary Play Exposes
Environmental and Cultural Conflicts

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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“Somewhere in time throughout the land, there is a place, between the earth and sky, they’re voices full of grace. Where ancient echoes sweep the

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Louis Butelli, Christopher Tierney- opening

I Am The Wind

Friday, January 17th, 2014
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When existential theater is in fashion, it can often be attributed to information overload, free floating anxiety, or collective impotence. Note the resurgence of Samuel

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Dancing in the Dark – Barb Jungr – Treat Yourself

Tuesday, December 24th, 2013
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“…dancing in the dark of the winter solstice…which can be actually The Winter or a dark Winter of the Soul…” Barb Jungr, one of the

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