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Theater Review (NYC): ‘The Marriage of Alice B. Toklas by Gertrude Stein’ by Edward Einhorn

Einhorn's sumptuous dishing up of Toklas' and Stein's world and their dynamic and inimical relationship leaves one thinking, and his take on these women and the "larger than life" denizens of their milieu who magnify their relationship enthralls with its uncanny beauty.

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Theater Review (Off-Broadway NYC): ‘Iphigenia in Splott’ by Gary Owen

A typhoon of a performance by Sophie Melville drives toward – and justifies – a wrenching twist. Directed with just-shy-of-frantic energy by Rachel O'Riordan, Sophie Melville's Effie is a raw slice of humanity, baring her ragged soul and bringing us her milieu, a few of the people in her life, and a critical encounter with a war veteran that bends the arc of her history toward, if not justice, a kind of heroism.

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