Jay Handelman


Review: 'Working'


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…


Review: 'Ella'


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…

Review: 'Men of Tortuga'


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…

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