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‘Something Rotten’ is a treat

‘Something Rotten’ is a treat

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Theater Review by Patricia Foster Rye It’s time for FOTFL and laughing out loud again — non stop. Something Rotten has music and lyrics by Wayne and Karey Kirkpatrick, and book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell. The show tells the story of brothers Nick Bottom (Rob McClure) and Nigel Bottom (Josh Grisetti), two playwrights […]

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THEATER: Revelations on autism; yee-haw country ‘Honky Tonk’

THEATER: Revelations on autism; yee-haw country ‘Honky Tonk’

| August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Tony Award-winning play The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens, based on the novel by Mark Haddon, is a revelatory theatrical event that brings you close to the perspective the autistic individual has of the world, while at the same time being enormously entertaining. From the moment you enter […]

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Rock musical resonates with loss, ‘Drama Queens’ brings laughs

Rock musical resonates with loss, ‘Drama Queens’ brings laughs

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Next To Normal, music by Tom Kitt, book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey, won the 2010 Pulitzer Prize and three Tony Awards in 2009. This rock musical centers on a family struggling with loss and how each member copes with it, especially one pivotal character. Beyond the psych-speak, this play is about inconsolable loss and […]

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