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Red — Walnut Independence Studio on 3

Just as Sweeney Todd instructs Anthony Hope about the various shades of blonde hair, the painter, Mark Rothko, lectures his assistant, named Ken but never addressed as such, about the … Continue reading

March 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Harvey — Walnut Street Theatre

Harvey, the towering — 6’3″…and a half — invisible rabbit in Mary Chase’s durable 1944 play, is a survivor. He outlasts Veta Louise Simmons’s plot to have him exorcised from … Continue reading

February 2, 2016 · Leave a comment

High Society — Walnut Street Theatre

The Walnut Street Theatre production of “High Society” is a curiosity in two distinct and separate ways, one having to do with its performances, the other regarding Arthur Kopit’s unnecessary … Continue reading

September 30, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arsenic and Old Lace — Walnut Street Theatre

Plays are often funniest when characters have no idea that anything they say or do is the least bit comic. In Joseph Kesselring’s “Arsenic and Old Lace,” eccentricity in on … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

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