In this new play by Daniel Goldfarb, Hecht’s role is filled with spontaneity while Eric Bogosian underplays the literary lion.
Gail Burns says: :Shakespeare devotes almost as much ink to common folk as he does to royalty and titled gentry in this play, which both glorifies and comments sharply on war.”
Reviewer Gail M. Burns tells us about a play in which a Founding Father, a British Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary find themselves locked in a room in Chester, MA from which there appears to be no exit.
Burns and Murray had decidedly different views on this Tony nominated play, with her thumb up, and his thumb down.
When Jeff McCarthy remakes himself with paste and whiskers into the aging squire/knight errant Don Quixote in front of our eyes, it is theatrical magic time. At that moment it was clear that this “Man of La Mancha” was going to be transformative .
Making sense of relationships and theories about reproductive biology unleash high emotions and zingy retorts in this unusual play about the reunion of a child put out for adoption and her birth mother.
Butler was no abolitionist, but what he did with the simple idea that slaves were contraband provided the Union free labor and ultimately changed the course of history.