Reviews

The Scarlet Pimpernel
By Brooke Pierce · Oct 23, 2002
Chris Alan Hall and Bruce Grossman go sword-to-sword in The Scarlet Pimpernel at Theatre Three I don't care what anybody says: I like ...
Jackie Mason: Prune Danish
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Oct 23, 2002
Jackie Mason: Prune Danish Our review of Jackie Mason's new one-man show Prune Danish should simply read, "He's still funny." But if that were all we sai
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
By David Finkle · Oct 23, 2002
Al Pacino as Arturo Ui(Photo: Joan Marcus) When a production is star-studded, as the National Actors Theatre presentation of The Resistibl
Betty Rules
By Brooke Pierce · Oct 22, 2002
Elizabeth Ziff, Alyson Palmer, and Amy Ziffin Betty Rules(Photo: Jean-Christian Bourcart) Betty Rules, now at the Zipper Room, is a theatrical bio-...
The Sondheim Celebration
By Michael Portantiere · Oct 22, 2002
Stephen Sondheim(Photo: Michael Portantiere) Last night's Sondheim Celebration concert at Avery Fisher Hall was one of those cultural events that make you ...
Amour
By David Finkle · Oct 20, 2002
Malcolm Gets in Amour(Photo by Joan Marcus) The word "charm" is contained in the word "charisma," but does that mean that the two are inextricably attached? ...
Zanna, Don't!
By David Finkle · Oct 18, 2002
Gregory Treco in Zanna, Don't! (Photo: Joan Marcus) It seems as if, every decade or so, a campus musical breezes in to refresh whatever stale air might be ga
Flower Drum Song
By David Finkle · Oct 17, 2002
Lea Salonga in Flower Drum Song(Photo: Joan Marcus) The original, 1958 production of Flower Drum Song was concerned thematically with respect for ...
What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?
By Holly Hildebrand · Oct 17, 2002
Sisters, sisters:Millicent Martin and Leslie Dennistonin What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?(Photo: Bruce Bennett) What's a poor woman to do when her sister ...
Burning Blue
By Dan Bacalzo · Oct 16, 2002
Mike Doyle and Matthew Del Negroin Burning Blue (Photo: Carol Rosegg) Tape-recorded voiceovers crackle over the speakers at the beginning of D.M.W. Greer's ea