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Fasten Seat Belts; Another Blitz — Patsy Cline, Electra, Grounded

Wish me discipline. Other pursuits, mainly a predictable income job to which I am just adjusting, have kept me from the keyboard. “All work…..” as they say. Catching up is … Continue reading

October 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quickies on the Hoof — The Sisterhood; A Taste of Things to Come; A Wonderful Noise

  THE SISTERHOOD, Mauckingbird Theatre at The Latvian Society, 7th and Spring Garden Streets, in Philadelphia, through Sunday, February 21 — It’s the opposite of “Fiddler on the Roof.” In … Continue reading

February 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Heathers: The Musical — Vulcan Lyric at the Prince

Satire depends so much on how you play the joke. Especially when the satire is a dark comedy. Be too transparent, and you lose the bite of your gambit. Get … Continue reading

August 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Xanadu — Mazeppa Productions at Christ Church Neighborhood House

“Xanadu” is a musical that makes fun of itself and the 1980 movie on which it is based. Douglas Carter Beane’s tongue was so far embedded in his cheek when … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Little Shop of Horrors — Bristol Riverside Theatre

Bristol Riverside Theatre’s “Little Shops of Horrors” is proof a basic model can serve a durable classic as well as a luxury vehicle with all the bells and whistles. Susan … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

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