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The Servant of Two Masters: A Farce With Confusion and Romance at Rice
Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8 a.m. by Jim Tommaney
The setup: Italian playwright Carlo Goldoni wrote The Servant of Two Masters, a farce in 1743 -- it employs stock characters from Commedia dell'arte and originally left extensive room for improvisation, but Goldoni rewrote it in 175...
Sweeney Todd: The Many Local Faces of That Bloody Barber
Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 4 a.m. by JIM J.TOMMANEY
The original 1979 production of Stephen Sondheim's musical masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: the Demon Barber of Fleet Street, ran in Broadway's largest theater, seating almost 2,000, for 576 performances, and garnered eight Tony awards. I...
Sweeney Todd at Generations: Memorable and Macabre
Monday, July 8, 2013 at 7 a.m. by Jim Tommaney
The set-up: Stephen Sondheim's acclaimed masterpiece, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, burst upon Broadway in 1979, sweeping into its embrace almost all the musical theater Tony awards: Best Musical, Best Book, Best S...
Capsule Art Reviews: Hairspray, Spring Awakening, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Don Juan in Hell
Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 4 a.m. by D. L. Groover
Hairspray Pick a color, any color, and before too long it'll appear somewhere onstage, in costume or set design, during Country Playhouse's kaleidoscopic, exuberantly exciting production, the first in its 55th season! This vibe &mda...