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Metamorphoses — Arden Theatre

For all that can be commended in Doug Hara’s production of “Metamorphoses” for Arden Theatre, and there’s plenty, the show ultimately suffers from lack of attention to its most important … Continue reading

October 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Into the Woods — Theatre Horizon

The songs from “Into the Woods” are infectious. Several people I know didn’t like Stephen Sondheim’s score when they heard the first time in the current movie version. I can’t … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Syringa Tree — Theatre Horizon

In the yard of the gated Johannesburg property in which Elizabeth spends her childhood, the syringa tree, a South African variant of an orange tree, provides shade, something to climb, … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

The 39 Steps — Theatre Horizon

As the music hall novelty performer, Mr. Memory, is introduced in the Theatre Horizon production of “The 39 Steps,”  you hear Gounod’s “Funeral March of the Marionettes” and see a … Continue reading

May 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Side Show — 11th Hour Theatre Company

 The 11th Hour Theatre Company production of “Side Show,” concert version though it was, satisfied a great curiosity.       I saw the original production of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell’s … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

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