Author: Tulis McCall

Thunderbodies

“You must never blame the actors,” John Randolph told me more than once.  When I whispered this to the woman sitting next to me at the conclusion of Thunderbodies, she replied,  “Oh no at all.  I loved the actors.  And the set.”

This pretty much says it all.  

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The Waverly Gallery

Entering the Golden Theatre to see “The Waverly Gallery”, with Elaine May, I could not help but be reminded that a few months ago I was in that same theatre to see “Three Tall Women” featuring another octogenarian, Glenda Jackson.  The comparison is not without merit, although the two characters these fine actors portray are light years apart.  One is laser sharp chronicler of life and the other is, well, falling to pieces as we watch.  And, although it is a sad slide, watching Ms. May navigate the splotchy fading verbal path down which her Gladys Green is careening is a thing of rare and exquisite beauty.

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