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Cheers and tears and baseball years
June 08, 2013
By Michael H. Margolin After the new-fangled route into the Foxtown parking structure (under renovation) and settling down on the sprung spring in the City...
Still plenty of life in the old girls
June 02, 2013
By Michael H. Margolin In a career that lasted from 1965 ("Flora, the Red Menace") until 2010 ("The Scottsboro Boys"), John Kander and Fred Ebb...
Comedy hits the right notes (with a little help from Mama Cass)
May 25, 2013
Night after night a woman camps out in a hospital waiting room, easing her mind with coffee and television, stretching high to reach the volume...
What A Do performance soars in portrayal of cruelty
May 12, 2013
Few stories on stage have characters that are irredeemably evil. Most drama is about exploring why people do the things they do, building connections and...
‘Aida’ trumps an already-great season at MOT
May 12, 2013
By Michael H. Margolin "Julius Caesar" brought brilliant singing to MOT's first Baroque opera production; "Fidelio's" musicianship and the great Christine Goerke upped the ante....
Mission impostor: Faker’s tale brings genuine enjoyment
May 08, 2013
The actors bring their A game, the writers bring their B game; if we were dispensing grades this would work out to a B+ for...
‘Captain Buffalo’ loses power to unnecessary complexity
May 05, 2013
Sometimes the closer you are to a story, the harder it is to tell. It is easy to take shortcuts and make those knowing winks...
It’s all in how you play the game
April 28, 2013
By Carolyn Hayes Lamentably postponed and long anticipated, Magenta Giraffe Theatre's production of "The Maids" (by Jean Genet, translated by Bernard Frechtman) is categorically worth...
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