Tag Archives: Broadway

Chilina Kennedy feels Carole King’s love

My April 16 Enchanté column “I have often asked myself The reason for the sadness in a world Where tears are just a lullaby If there’s any answer, maybe Love can end the madness Maybe not, oh, but we can … Continue reading

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A love affair with New York

My Daytripper column from February 19, 2015 In the uber village called New York, millions of people mingle in hundreds of small neighborhoods and communities. Street smart and gritty, those people who inhabit one of the world’s greatest cultural centres … Continue reading

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Brendan at the Chelsea: feckin’ brilliant

“And in Brendan Behan’s footsteps I danced up and down the street.” (Phil Chevron/The Pogues) Brendan at the Chelsea is a masterful production. The play, in its North American debut, allows us to dance in Brendan Behan’s footsteps. It’s filled … Continue reading

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Laughs and tenderness combine in this masterpiece

Excerpt from my May 16, 2013 column in EMC News Rarely, a production comes along that is so outstanding that it’s worth a trip to New York for the sole purpose of catching that one show. Vanya and Sonia and … Continue reading

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Kirsten Holly Smith – The Ghost of Dusty

Kirsten Holly Smith sees theatre as a direct medium to the soul. “No other art form affects you so immediately and as passionately as theatre,” she said. “It can move people to different emotional heights than other art forms.” The … Continue reading

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Venus In Fur

Venus in Fur is possibly the best theater I’ve seen in my life. Hugh Dancy as Thomas is brilliant. Nina Arianda as Vanda is mind blowing in her ability to switch roles from the aspiring actor to the character she’s … Continue reading

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The House of Blue Leaves

Saw the John Guare play,  The House of Blue Leaves, at Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre this week. It was refreshing to see Ben Stiller in a serious role involving depth. The House of Blue Leaves bills itself as a comedy, but … Continue reading

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