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Hitch and Mirren

Hitchcock – The Frightening Man Behind the Horror Films

Friday, November 23rd, 2012
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Generally, when a movie watcher is asked “but what’s it all about?” it’s easy to come up with a fast summary statement. In the case

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Tom Gualtieri’s Macbeth – That Play

Saturday, October 27th, 2012
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This is the third play I have reviewed this year in which a single actor plays at least two major roles and up to 20

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A Day for Grace—Doug Vincent’s Tour de Force

Monday, September 17th, 2012
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A Day for Grace is another Off Broadway tour de force by Doug Vincent, a writer and actor (and group therapist) who stuns the audience

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Pilobolus—From a Petri Dish to the Stage

Wednesday, August 8th, 2012
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Pilobolus as everyone in the dance world and but perhaps not many outside will know, is a fungus. The life cycle of pilobolus begins with

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Mingmei Yip’s Skeleton Women
Gripping Tale of a Courtesan and Spy

Thursday, July 5th, 2012
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Skeleton Women, by multitalented musician, artist, and author Mingmei Yip, prompts a number of associations and comparisons. The title refers to Chinese courtesans in Shanghai in

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Amelia, the Play—P.O.W.’s in the Civil War

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012
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Andersonville National Historic Site began as a stockade built about 18 months before the end of the Civil War to hold Union Army prisoners captured

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As You Like It From a Woman’s Point of View

Thursday, May 10th, 2012
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In Shakespeare’s day women were not allowed on the stage. Dewy eyed young boys with (at least in theory) many of the qualities of young

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Degeneration X—Wrestling with Madness and Blindness

Monday, May 7th, 2012
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Whether by accident or by design, the title of this production, Degeneration X-–a multimedia play about a young man living with a rare visual condition

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