Monthly Archives: December 2010

More on Binges in the Dark

Most of us go to plays and movies and concert halls on an occasional basis.  Sensible theatre-goers, even if they are terribly enthusiastic, might make a play a week, and a really eager movie-goer might take in two a week … Continue reading

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On “The Language Archives” and “Break of Noon”

I had seen and liked Julia Cho’s The Piano Teacher downtown several years ago, so her new play, The Language Archives, was something I didn’t want to miss.  Since words no longer come trippingly off my tongue when I need … Continue reading

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On “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson”

MERRY CHRISTMAS everybody!  After watching my grandkids gleefully opening their presents, I have a few hours to complete the following before the ham and pierogies are ready. Of the five plays I saw in New York earlier this month, three … Continue reading

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On “Brief Encounter,” at Studio 54

Last Wednesday, just prior to spending a fortune to subject myself to “Spiderman,” and just after a morning performance of The Big Apple Circus, I attended a matinee performance of  Noel Coward’s “Brief Encounter.”  The day indeed was a study … Continue reading

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On “Spiderman” on Broadway: A Preview

How fitting!  An ironic accident:  The first posting to my new blog, “View in the Dark,” should be subtitled “Turn off the Dark.”  Well, we’ll see about that. Spiderman: Turn off the Dark “You got a ticket to WHAT?” my … Continue reading

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