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Love Letters — Delaware Theatre Company

As I often say with fondness, there’s no pro like an old pro. By “old,” I am not referring to age as much as to experience and seasoning that gives … Continue reading

September 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo — Temple Theaters at the Adrienne

I know Darryl Gene Daughtry, Jr. is an effective actor because his¬† portrayal of Kev, a jumpy, quick reacting soldier in Rajiv Joseph’s play, “Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,” … Continue reading

September 23, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bach at Leipzig — People’s Light & Theatre Company

At the end of the first act of Itamar Moses’s play, “Bach at Leipzig,” I turned to my friend, Byron Fink, and said, “I see. It’s a verbal fugue.” At … Continue reading

July 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Dear Liar — Hedgerow Theatre at Farmhouse Studo

The history of “Pygmalion,” the insanity of war, the personal lives of artists, and the deep, deep love that can develop between friends are among the many subjects broached in … Continue reading

June 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tribes — Philadelphia Theatre Company at Suzanne Roberts Theatre

¬†Communication is constant in the London home Christopher and Beth share with their three children. If members of the family are not involved in some raucous, competitive conversation, computers or … Continue reading

February 1, 2014 · 2 Comments

Frost/Nixon — New City Stage Company at Adrienne Theatre

¬†Peter Morgan is as skillful at portraiture as he is at playwriting. In various movies and plays — “The Queen,” “The Audience,” “The Last King of Scotland,” “Frost/Nixon” — he … Continue reading

December 31, 2013 · Leave a comment

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