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Photograph 51 — Lantern Theater

James Watson’s manuscript for his best-selling account of how he other scientists determined the structure of DNA, “The Double Helix,” was so controversial, the Harvard University Press refused in 1968 … Continue reading

October 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Whale — Theatre Exile

Charlie has been systematically destroying himself for a decade. That’s how long it’s been since Charlie’s partner, Alan, died, also perhaps of self-neglect, or at least a stoic nod to … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Arcadia — Lantern Theater

Romantic scientists and romantic poets made the early 19th century a period of such magnificent ferment, particularly in England, it is delicious fun to see Tom Stoppard so artfully contrast … Continue reading

October 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Tigers Be Still — Azuka Theatre at Off-Broad Street

Kim Rosenstock’s style is perfect for television writing.  Her play, “Tigers Be Still,” produced by Azuka Theatre, lacks the texture and craft to work in the theater. Rosenstock offers a … Continue reading

May 16, 2014 · Leave a comment

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