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The 39 Steps — Hedgerow Theatre

“The 39 Steps” gets broader every time I see it. My first view, at London’s Criterion Theatre in 2006, was an eye opener. It took me a scene of two … Continue reading

July 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

Deathtrap — Bucks County Playhouse

Ira Levin is one clever bugger. In conceiving his 1978 comedy thriller, “Deathtrap,” Levin went beyond crafting a murder mystery, in which perpetrators believe they have executed the perfect, untraceable … Continue reading

June 26, 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

Lift — Crossroads Theatre

 As in many of Walter Mosley’s works, “Lift,” his world premiere play at New Brunswick’s Crossroads Theatre, has a lot going on at once. Most immediate is the fate of … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Woman in Black — Act II Playhouse

Snoopy’s famous and much-maligned opening line would be an appropriate beginning for “The Woman in Black,” Stephen Mallatratt and Susan Hill’s  neatly crafted ghost story at Ambler’s Act II Playhouse. … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

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