Reviews

Jane Eyre
By Marc Miller · Dec 11, 2000
Marla Schaffel and James Barbourin Jane Eyre(Photo: Joan Marcus) Suddenly, it seems so long ago: the reign of the Euro-poperetta musical, when every season ...
Chicago Pulp
By Raven Snook · Dec 11, 2000
Pulp: a magazine or book printed on cheap paper and often dealing with sensational material. I found that definition in my Webster's Dictionary. The lab
Forbidden Broadway 2001
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Dec 7, 2000
Clockwise from upper left:Tony Nation, Christine Pedi, Felicia Finley,and Danny Gurwin in Forbidden Broadway 2001(Photo: Carol Rosegg) Forbidden Broadway
Tiny Alice
By Charles Wright · Dec 6, 2000
Laila Robins and Richard Thomasin Tiny Alice(Photo: T. Charles Erickson) When Tiny Alice premiered in December 1964, Elliott Norton, dean of Boston ...
Alice in Bed
By David Finkle · Dec 4, 2000
When Susan Sontag accepted this year's National Book Award for her novel In America, she remarked that "these materials are completely transformed." She was talking about the ...
Seussical: The Musical
By Michael Portantiere · Dec 1, 2000
David Shiner in Seussical(Photo: Joan Marcus) From its press presentation to its rocky pre-Broadway engagement in Boston to its troubled preview period at the ...
Book of the Dead (Second Avenue)
By Brooke Pierce · Dec 1, 2000
Book of the Dead (Second Avenue) John Moran's Book of the Dead (Second Avenue), a multi-media exploration of life and death in the modern age, opens w
The Search for Signs of Intelligent Life in the Universe
By Ricky Spears · Nov 28, 2000
Lily Tomlin inThe Search for Signs...(Photo: Carol Rosegg) I have this acute feeling of déjà vu every time I walk by the Booth Theatre on West 45
Comic Potential
By David Finkle · Nov 27, 2000
Janie Dee in Comic Potential(Photo: Joan Marcus) Calling a play Comic Potential is asking for trouble. You've got to live up to the title's ...
The Head ... A Disembodied Comedy
By Brooke Pierce · Nov 27, 2000
In case you were in doubt, The Head ... A Disembodied Comedy is a farce. It takes place in 1930s London in the basement lab of two scientists, one of who