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DVD Review: Patton Oswalt’s ‘Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time’

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'Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time' has Patton Oswalt putting a mirror in front of the world and making us laugh at it. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Brothers Booth’ by Cynthia von Buhler

Ryan Wesen and Eric Gravez in The Speakeasy Dollhouse: The Brothers Booth, created by Cynthia von Buhler, directed by Wes Grantom,  presented by Stageworks Media at the Players Club. Photo by Jeremy Daniel.

This electric phantasmagoria that will keep you engrossed as you step back in time and witness little-known events about the Booth family that shed new light on the Lincoln assassination. Read More »

Theatre Review (Singapore): Singapore Repertory Theatre’s ‘Rising Son’ by Dick Lee

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Lee's play doesn't quite work as a character-study nor as a unique story. Read More »

Comedy CD/DVD Combo: ‘Patton Oswalt: Tragedy Plus Comedy Equals Time’


Patton Oswalt delivers a smart new stand-up set in the uncensored version of his TV special. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Tails of Wasps’ by New Century Theatre Company

Betsy Schwartz and Paul Morgan Stetler in 'Tails of Wasps.' Photo by Chris Bennion

An efficient, ruthless puncturing of male power fantasy. Read More »

Book Review: ‘It’s Only Temporary: The Good News and the Bad News of Being Alive’ by Evan Handler


'It's Only Temporary' is a sequel to his first book, which recounts the author's journey through leukemia and chemotherapy treatments. Read More »

Theater Review (Seattle): ‘Seattle Vice’ at ACT Theatre

The cast of 'Seattle Vice.' Photo by John Cornicello.

A cabaret/burlesque/variety show combo that purports to unveil the seedy history of Seattle in the ’60s. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Don’t Wake Me’ by Rahila Gupta

Jaye Griffiths stars in 'Don't Wake : The Ballad of Nihal Armstrong, written by Rahila Gupta, directed by Guy Slater, part of Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters. Photo Carol Rosegg.

This loving memorial by an acclaimed British journalist of a mother for her son, nominated for two Off West End awards, is in New York until April 20. Read More »

Musical Revue Review (Singapore): ‘A Singaporean in Paris’ by Sing Theatre


This revue is not only a testament to how talented Singapore-based artists are, it's also a lesson on being a foreigner in a strange land. Read More »

Theater Review: ‘Heathers: The Musical’

'Heathers The Musical,' photo by Chad Batka

A bright new musical based on the cult movie sticks closely to the story but deepens the characters. Read More »