Saturday , August 8 2020

Arts

Theater Review (Philadelphia): ‘An Iliad’ by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare

The poet of Homer's 'Iliad' has become immortal, doomed forever to retell the story of the Trojan War, just as humanity is doomed to re-enact it. Telling a story set thousands of years ago, 'An Iliad' is a haunting play for the modern age about human nature, just like the epic it’s based on.

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Comedy Review: Mitch Hedberg – ‘The Complete Vinyl Collection’ from Comedy Central

Mitch Hedberg’s humor is so smart and so funny that it doesn’t allow me to listen and at the same time get on with getting anything else accomplished – like work. When I’m listening to Mitch Hedberg that’s pretty much all I’m doing.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘No Man’s Land’ by Melissa Moschitto and The Anthropologists

Inspired by the bizarre true story of a Virginia farmer who claimed a patch of land in Africa in order to make his daughter a real princess, the show is a frustrating jumble, with highly entertaining and materially noteworthy elements undercut by sequences that go down the drain.

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