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Cocaine and Ethel Merman: The New Homo Guide Leaves the Audience Wanting More
1 year ago by D. L. Groover
The set-up: What an intriguing title for playwright/performer L. Robert Westeen's one-man show: Cocaine and Ethel Merman: The New Homo Guide. Dare I say my ears pricked up? The execution: Queensbury Theatre (formerly Country Playhou...
Who Likes Short Shorts? Check Out This Year's 10x10 at Country Playhouse
2 years ago by Jim Tommaney
The set-up: The short-play mania has swept America, perhaps an indication of our dwindling attention-span, but more likely a realization of how rich a story, and how many insights, can be provided in ten minutes by skilled craftsmen...
Six Degrees of Separation: Where Everyone's a Con Man Or About to Be Scammed
2 years ago by D. L. Groover
The setup: Everybody's either a con man in Six Degrees of Separation, John Guare's acidic comedy of manners, or about to get scammed. Nobody's pure at heart, not in this Manhattan nest of privileged vipers, where everyone seems to r...
True West: An Early Sam Shepard Work That Still Blazes at Country Playhouse
3 years ago by D. L. Groover
The set-up: Cain asked it first -- to God in Genesis when confronted by the Big Guy who asked the whereabouts of murdered brother Abel -- "Am I my brother's keeper?" In Sam Shepard's fraternally fraught and comically high True West ...