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Flora The Red Menace by Kander & Ebb produced by Rising Action Theatre

Originally Published in The South Florida Blade  October 2009

“Flora the Red Menace”, a nearly plotless musical comedy about a communistic cell in New York City’s depression-age design district, opened on Broadway in 1965 much to the dismay of critics and audiences.  817 more words

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

Venue: The Mayflower Southampton

The sun may be the only thing shining on the French Riviera in this touring version of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is based on the 1988 film of the same name, which starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin. 386 more words


Writing as Hope [4]

Quick recap. On October 16, the LA Times ran Charles McNulty’s Theatre Criticism is Dead article, a butchered prophesy we are grossly familiar with. It covers all the shredded ground of the last fifteen years. 923 more words


What if a new Tennessee Williams play came to light?

When I was fifteen I played Tom in The Glass Menagerie. It was an experience that opened the door on poetic language for me. 850 more words



Lithuanian Theatre Agency would like to invite young theatre critics (students or former students up to 35 years) to take part in the fifth edition of the International conference for young theatre critics held in Vilnius. 597 more words

Curious Incident


Venue: Mayflower Theatre Southampton

A UK Tour, with the National Theatre attached to it, automatically grabs my attention. Curious Incident of The Dog in the Night-Time has done fantastically well in the West End and across the pond over on Broadway, so there was a high bar set in my eyes and I believe it smashed it! 456 more words