A challenging show, with musically complicated, character-driven songs, that demands performers tell almost the entire story through song.
A quick, masterful production that would make Brecht proud.
Republished by kind permission from Neals Paper. Vocally, Jenny Lee Stern channels Patsy Cline. The clean, heartfelt sounds register. Physically, I kept seeing Judy Garland and began hoping Stern, a known…
Frank Ferrante can turn into his boyhood and current idol, Groucho Marx, on a dime.
What? Him again? Yes and no.
Larry Shue’s 1979 farce has seen better days.
A sense of familiarity permeates THE PRISONER OF ZENDA, Matt Tallman’s adaptation of Anthony Hope’s novel of intrigue, adventure, and mistaken identity
Written by Welshman Dylan Thomas in the 1950s, A CHILD’S CHRISTMAS IN WALES is every nostalgic Christmas trope with song thrown in, and it’s totally delightful.
HANDLE WITH CARE is brilliantly seasoned with humor—the type found when differing cultures collide.
Republished by kind permission from Neals Paper. Lightning, alas, did not strike two years in a row when it came to Pennsylvania Shakespeare’s grand experiment of mounting one of the…