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PTP/NYC Presents "Scenes from an Execution" @ Atlantic Stage 2

In Scenes from an Execution, now playing as part of Potomac Theatre Project’s summer residency at Atlantic Stage 2, the idea of an artist “selling out” is not a new one. 464 more words


"Follies" cast album...reviewed!

This one is a bit unusual, and a little bit retro, but something I’ve been meaning to publish. I saw “Follies” on Broadway around November 2011, a number of weeks before I started this blog, and I reviewed the musical on this site while the show was still running. 450 more words


Physical, Visible, and Humble

“Perseverance, secret of all triumphs.” ~ Victor Hugo

Hailing from Fargo, North Dakota, Jan Maxwell hasn’t shed her humble roots. Those who know and appreciate theater, know Ms.

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Welcome to Haiku Reviews, a series of reviews dedicated to condensing and expressing productions of theater in seventeen-syllable poems. If you don’t have time for a 600-word lecture, click on the… 54 more words


'The Divide' recap: Picking up the pieces after Bankowski's execution

Season 1 | Episode 3 | “Facts Are the Enemy” | Aired July 23, 2014

The last we saw of The Divide‘s three principals—Innocence Initiative caseworker-by-day/barmaid-by-night Christina Rosa, her boss Clark Rylance and Philadelphia District Attorney Adam Page—they were huddled together, contemplating the likely fallout following the execution of an innocent man. 896 more words

City of Conversation is a great conversation starter

Remember the good old days of politics before filibustering and 24-hour news channels? City of Conversation, currently running at the Lincoln Center Theater, takes us back to that time. 293 more words


Off Broadway Review: 'The City of Conversation'

Two gripping political dramas in the same season? How positively civilized. Bryan Cranston’s rip-roaring portrayal of LBJ in “All the Way” epitomizes Washington power politics in play on the highest level of government.  639 more words