Posts Tagged ‘live theater’
Chuck Huber (left) and Carman Lacivita star in Amphibian Productions’ crisp production of The Understudy.

Amphibian Metamorphosis

A “lost” Kafka script is brought to life in the theater company’s latest.
JIMMY FOWLER
The adjective “Kafkaesque” gets tossed around a lot, but rarely has it applied more literally than in The Understudy, Theresa Rebeck’s sly show business comedy that’s currently receiving a tart and appealing production ...


Ben Stidham and Elizabeth Dewhirst in Anything Goes.

Easy to Love

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Anything Goes was revived on Broadway last year to great acclaim, but the musical has never really been in eclipse. Since it debuted in 1934, the show has endured as a vehicle for some of Cole Porter’s greatest songs. The sto...



Lloyd Harvey stars in Jubilee Theatre’s Company.

Bell Rings, Door Chimes

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Jubilee Theatre has reinterpreted the likes of Shakespeare and Molière before, but when it comes to musicals, the troupe usually sticks with original material. And why not, given that their original shows have been such great ...


Seniors Today

Jimmy Fowler
Recently, there’s been a fair amount of handwringing over how 21st century digital distractions like the internet, blackberries, and cell phone cameras have obliterated good manners during live performances. Of course, two au...