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Tuesday, 30 April 2013 08:44

'Smash/Hit’ or near miss?

Written by Tina Farmer
The Black Rep's world premier of Steve Broadnax and Michael Bordner's "Smash/Hit" is neither an off-the-chart success nor a box office flop, but it has the chance to develop into a solid hit. Building on the tradition of popular music…
Sunday, 28 April 2013 20:20

A star is born!: 'The Bad Seed'

Written by Andrea Braun
First produced and well-received by critics and audiences in 1954, “The Bad Seed” holds up remarkably well for a nearly 60 year old play. It was adapted by Maxwell Anderson from William March’s novel of the same title, and it…
Chekhov wrote his wistfully bleak “The Three Sisters” fifty years before Beckett wrote his existentially bleak “Waiting for Godot”. Each play shows a world where hope must ultimately end in disappointment. But, because of some tragic flaw in the human…
Bullying could be considered a kind of “violent delight” (Shakespeare’s words, though that wasn’t his subject) to those who practice it, but they are a cowardly breed. Cyberbullying is a great temptation to young people who have all manner of…
December 4th, 1956, was a very auspicious day – especially for music producer Sam Phillips.
"In the Next Room (or the vibrator play)" follows the structure of a farce and, as such, multiple characters' lives become crisscrossed, and star-crossed, in order to bring to light the primary themes of the play. Interestingly, these themes are…
Monday, 22 April 2013 14:03

A Bernstein Banquet

Written by Steve Callahan
Leonard Bernstein was arguably the most prodigiously gifted musician in America’s history.   He was a world-class conductor, pianist and educator, and his prolific outpouring of compositions included symphonies, ballets, piano choral and chamber music, film scores, hit Broadway musicals and…
Monday, 22 April 2013 00:27

Still Waiting for Godot

Written by Robert Ashton
Samuel Becket's "Waiting for Godot" is considered one of the masterpieces of modern theater and yet it is performed rarely. St. Louis Actor's Studio's production, directed by Bobby Miller, has some good moments but does not, in the end, reveal…
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 22:45

Enchanted woods

Written by Bob Wilcox
"Into the Woods" is one of my favorite Sondheim musicals – which is to say, one of my favorite musicals, period.
Wednesday, 17 April 2013 22:30

That was no lady

Written by Bob Wilcox
Farce requires a high degree of craft. Great skill is required, both in writing farce and in playing farce. Ken Ludwig has written one extremely well crafted farce. He's written others that are not as well crafted. Lend Me a…
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