Seduction by examples of computational intractability
We like our fantasies to be readily identifiable as such and to be realistic in their details.
There’s a lovely simplicity in Elise D’Avella’s staging of the tragic story.
With life and football you have to push through it all to get to the joy.
Tennessee Williams slept with my boyfriend’s father. I love saying that at a party.
An imaginatively textured musical performance in which music, sounds, and speaking are of a piece
There are many good comedies out there, but not many where the weight of tragedy crests and wanes beneath the laughter.
Is there more still left in the playwright’s head that didn’t make it to the stage?
Mel Brooks’s THE PRODUCERS has gone from Screen Comedy to Musical Comedy to Screen Musical Comedy and back to the stage again.
BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY (Walnut Street): Ken Ludwig’s version turns the story on its head
An ancestral manor, a family curse, a fiend: Ken Ludwig’s version turns this Sherlock Holmes story on its head.
A jubilant mix of beautiful music and songs, dancing, magic, social politics… and elocution
A desolate memory play
A great idea for an experiment, but I’m not convinced that the reality plays out as well as the concept.
A friend “knows who you are and forgives you for it.”
Old style ‘On’ and ‘Applause’ signs light up. The show starts.