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Though it was a Broadway failure in 1978, "Working" has been a popular fixture in regional, stock and community theater ever since. Its long life is likely to be extended through a vibrantly updated…
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There's more to Robert Hewett's one-person show, "The Blonde, the Brunette and the Vengeful Redhead," than just a tantalizing title.
Comparisons are inevitable between 1980s warhorse "Les Miserables" and Jill Santoriello's ambitious new musical reinvention of Charles Dickens' "A Tale of Two Cities." But while "Tale" has much to…
When Tina Fabrique starts to sing one of the nearly two dozen hits from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, the biographical musical "Ella" finds its voice. Unfortunately, book writer Jeffrey Hatcher is…
There have been more than a dozen stage adaptations of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," and none of them has ever approached the popularity of the book. Transforming all the wonderfully…
Just as Gerard Alessandrini changes audience perspective on any show he spoofs in "Forbidden Broadway," so do Jim Luigs and Scott Warrender with "The Plexiglass Slipper," their modernist revision of…
Jason Wells isn't giving everything away in his captivating new play "Men of Tortuga." In addressing some serious contemporary issues, he creates a scenario where the audience has only a rough idea…
With all the drama and adversity in her life, it's a wonder that Ethel Waters has not been the subject of a biographical play, musical or film before now. While screen treatment might more…
Rhonda Coullet certainly has a good hook for a musical biography. She was Miss Arkansas 1965, but gave up her title and crown a few months after the Miss America pageant, where judge Joan Crawford…