Monthly Archives: August 2011

On Stephen Sondheim’s “Follies”

Let me make a confession right up front:  I have never been a huge fan of Stephen Sondheim’s work.   I prefer to come out of a musical in the old-fashioned way: with tunes I can hum (a lost art) or … Continue reading

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On “Bengal Tiger at the Bagdad Zoo,” “That Championship Season,” and “10×25.”

My remaining theatrical experiences of the past two months can be covered succinctly: none of them had the kind of emotional, intellectual, or spiritual impact as the four plays most recently discussed.  But … Like everyone else who paid for … Continue reading

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On “The Book of Mormon,” and “The Normal Heart.”

Having aroused the interest of friends, theatre fans and film-goers, I was recently chastised legitimately for my failure to make a blog entry since the 13th of May.   To the detriment of blogging and the rest of my life, I’ve … Continue reading

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