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Lightning Rounds — The Cripple of Inishmaan, The Elixir of Love, Forever Plaid

April 2016 proved a cruel month in terms of time demands, so I am in a position of having to catch up with commenting a number of productions by screwing … Continue reading

April 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Philly Fan — Montgomery Theater

The time is so ripe for “The Philly Fan’s” return. Though Bruce Graham’s play is set on the eve of a potential Philadelphia sports triumph — Super Bowl XXXIX which … Continue reading

February 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Five Fast Takes — Bullshot Crummond; Closer; Gypsy; Tappin’ Thru Life

I need to catch up. September, for whatever reason, was fast, furious, and busy. To be neurotically complete about some reviews, I concentrated on a few and let others go … Continue reading

October 3, 2015 · 1 Comment

I Hate Hamlet — Montgomery Theater

We need to start a Paul Rudnick fund. We need to find some way of rerouting Paul Rudnick from whatever he might be doing and encouraging him to write a … Continue reading

June 29, 2015 · Leave a comment

Marry Me a Little — Montgomery Theater

Throwaway Sondheim is gold compared to most songs that pass for being of Broadway, or any other kind of, quality today. In 1980, Craig Lucas and Norman Rene compiled a … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

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