The overarching joke of the night is the same one that gives the show’s title its snap: low humor elevated to high art. This is a true opera, but it’s redneck opera.Read More
Month: February 2018
In 2001 Edward Albee wrote the drawing room one act play, Homelife, as an opening to, The Zoo Story, his 1958 brutal one act classic. Seeing The Zoo Story on it’s own you wonder why does Peter, an upper middle class publisher, husband and father stay in the park and interact with Jerry, a disenfranchised, loner and boarding house occupant. Homelife supplies the answer.Read More
The title A Walk With Mr. Heifetz is misleading, because it leads a person to think that this play may be, like A Walk In The Woods by Lee Blessing an event of some magnitude. It is not. It is a seminar on the history of Israel that manages to be one-sided and absent of fireworks of any sort.Read More
A deep dig into the financial interests and power grabs of DC’s elected officials and the lobbyists who love them. Well, love is too sympathetic a term. The interactions between the icy characters we encounter here are not so much emotional as they are mutually parasitic.Read More
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