Author: Tulis McCall

Prisoner of Love

By Tulis Mccall Early on in her one woman show, Prisoner of Love, Andrea Bell Wolff lets you know that she is a theatre brat – like some people are Army brats.  She was drafted into the first national tour of Hello Dolly with the most famous Dolly of them all, Carol Channing.  She had a small-ish role as Ermengarde – niece of Dolly’s love interest Horace Vandergelder.  She soon got the role of Minny Faye, the adorable and spunky assistant to Irene Malloy who owned the famous hat shop.  She was 17 when she joined the road trip...

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For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday

By Tulis McCall Let me say right off the bat that I am a fan of Sarah Ruhl.  She not only thinks outside the box, she dwells there.  With For Peter Pan on her 70th birthday (and yes the upper and lower cases are correct) now at Playwrights Horizons, Ms. Ruhl has hidden the welcome mat for out of towners. A family of five children has convened to pay homage and sit vigil as their father, George, (Ron Crawford) lives out his last moments in a hospital.  They have come from near and far.  Two of the brothers are medical doctors...

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A Real Boy

There is a lot of talent and dedication packed into the tiny Theatre C at 59E59 Theaters.  “A Real Boy” is trying very very hard to be a real story about real issues in a roundabout sort of way.  The fact that it fails in spite of the talent and good intentions is disappointing.

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To T, or Not to T

If D’Lo had his choice of an additional body part, I am guessing it would be wings. At the end of this one person show he dons butterfly wings, but an observer would not be challenged for thinking they were there all the time. 

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