Politics and culture here are ultimately filler, suggesting but not delivering dramatic weight.
University administrator and teacher by day, theater and arts critic by night.
Already a byword for spectacular failure, David and Cameron find the movie of CATS even worse than expected.
This musical is as manicured as the kind of Stepfordian society the material supposedly rails against.
A conceptual misstep frustratingly dilutes and distracts from an often rewarding musical performance.
Don’t miss this superb show, which returns for a run this December!
The great Amanda Schoonover makes the ordinary extraordinary.
It’s not difficult to make an audience weep. But artists have a responsibility to not overuse that power.
They came, saw, and conquered… and I hope they return soon.
The Berta (mezzo-soprano Emily Damasco) runs away with the show.
Seen here, this dated piece of earnest but intolerant realism seems almost a parody of itself.