Thoughtful reviews of theatre, television and music.

Only Gold

Only Gold, a dance musical built by a dance-musical hybrid director and and choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler and with music by  Kate Nash, looks great. Set in Paris of 1928, the…

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Chester Bailey

In 1945, a catastrophic attack lands Chester Bailey in the hospital, without vision or the use of his hands. Joseph Dougherty draws a striking contrast between Chester (Ephraim Birney), dwelling…

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1776, with lyrics and music by Sherman Edwards and a book by Peter Stone, already offered social commentary when it hit Broadway in 1969: the suspenseful tale of the bickering…

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