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Theater Review (NYC): Shakespeare’s ‘Othello’

Julian Thomas in the title role in Match:Lit's 'Othello,' photo by Clay Burch

This powerful little production of Shakespeare's depiction of one of the foulest sides of human nature makes the racial aspect of the tragedy ring resoundingly true, especially in today's climate of fear and prejudice. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Dracula’

Tom Schwanz and Patricia Lynn in 'Dracula.' Photo courtesy of Hunger & Thirst Theatre.

Devised by playwright Patricia Lynn and director Geordie Broadwater, this hybrid or mutant entertainment is told in old-style cinematic fashion, but updated storywise to the present day, while hewing largely to the plot of the original novel. I found its curiosities just right for Halloween season. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Hedda Gabler’ by Henrik Ibsen

Jenna Sander as Thea Elvstead in The Instigators' production of 'Hedda Gabler' at The Secret Theatre

The sharp poignancy of Ibsen's classic comes through strongly in a flawed but sincere new production by the young company The Instigators. The tragic story of an unhappy young wife whose hopes of a glorious future of social ascendancy are being dashed before her eyes rings as true today as it did when Ibsen wrote it 125 years ago. Read More »