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Dracula — Hedgerow Theatre

How wonderful to attend a classic play that could be done as a “39 Steps-like” comedy and see it taken seriously! In addition to praising Hedgerow and director Dan Hodge … Continue reading

November 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

Animal Farm — Luna Theater

Compact though “Animal Farm” is, George Orwell’s cautionary tale about totalitarianism, the imposing of rigid doctrine or ideology over physical and mental independence, the worminess of populist leadership, and the … Continue reading

November 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Equivocation — Arden Theatre

Besides being thoughtful and thought-provoking, Bill Cain is a clever playwright who can take a lot of plot strands and weave them into an engrossing, satisfying quilt of entertainment. Cain’s … Continue reading

November 6, 2015 · Leave a comment

All in the Timing — Idiopathic Ridculopathy Consortium at L’Etage

Tina Brock and David Stanger’s production of David Ives’s loopy one-acts, “All in the Timing” is an occasion of grand serendipity. “Timing’s’ half-dozen sketches seem handmade for Brock’s Idiopathic Ridiculopathy … Continue reading

November 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rizzo — Theatre Exile at Christ Church Neighborhood House

Frank Rizzo is such an indelible figure, 24 years is not enough time to erase his image or the force of his personality from the people who followed his exploits … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

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