William Finn

FALSETTOS (11th Hour Theatre Company): 60-second review

A challenging show, with musically complicated, character-driven songs, that demands performers tell almost the entire story through song.

A NEW BRAIN (Horizon): Getting a new lease on life

Theatre Horizon’s production of William Finn’s autobiographical musical comedy is filled with off-beat humor, powerhouse vocals, and a life-affirming message.

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE (Bucks County Playhouse): Spelling good times

Take a few awkward adolescents, put them in a competition moderated by awkward adults, toss some words (or some formulation of one) at them, and you’ve got a spelling bee….