Reviews

Manchild in the Promised Land
By David Finkle · May 1, 2000
Joseph Edward,co-author and star ofManchild in the Promised Land Joseph Edward and Wynn Handman have turned Claude Brown's remarkable 1965 autobiography, Ma
Stones
By Jonathan Abarbanel · Apr 29, 2000
Jonathan Abarbanel gets rock-solid over a promising yet troublesome new musical at Bailiwick Rep.
Yard Gal
By Jessica Leader · Apr 28, 2000
From Yard Gal Two of the most difficult things to accomplish, dramatically, are establishing a friendship and having characters who are not willingly ...
The Music Man
By Barbara and Scott Siegel · Apr 28, 2000
Craig Bierko as The Music Man There is nothing groundbreaking about the new revival of Meredith Wilson's The Music Man. But there is very definitely ...
The Advent of Darkness
By John DeVore · Apr 28, 2000
Bucking convention is a lonely enterprise, especially when downtown theater, a sphere of creativity with a decidedly highbrow aesthetic, is concerned. The Advent of Darkness, a
Musical! the Musical
By Michael Bettencourt · Apr 27, 2000
It's a two-act, full-length, Broadway-style musical--and it's completely new every night. Michael Bettencourt reviews ImprovBoston's performance.
And the World Goes Round
By Caroline Nesbitt · Apr 27, 2000
Caroline Nesbitt enjoys a round with the Lyric Theatre and the music of Kander and Ebb.
Jitney
By David Finkle · Apr 26, 2000
From Jitney It's a simple gesture, but the audience--as one--gasps. A man answers a wall telephone, causing five other men sitting around him to look up in ...
Cobb
By Melissa Rose Bernardo · Apr 25, 2000
From Cobb Last weekend, over dirty martinis and Amstel Light at a chic East Side lounge, the subject turned to--of all things--baseball. Tiger baseball,...
Tropical!
By Robert Kent · Apr 25, 2000
The halls of the Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural Center are alive with the sound of music as salsa, cumbia, merengue and Caribbean rhythms drift out of the cen