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Theater Review (NYC): ‘A Life Behind Bars’ Written and Performed by Dan Ruth

A longtime bartender's fury at nearly everyone, from NYC health inspectors to an intrusive and homophobic landlady, recollected in tranquility and conveyed with measured energy and often at breakneck speed, delivers not bitterness but symphonic tension and release – and laughs galore.

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Theater Review: ‘HEDY! The Life and Inventions of Hedy Lamarr’ by Heather Massie

Heather Massie resurrects the screen legend to gratefully address an audience that's finally asking "the right questions" – not about Hedy Lamarr's legendary beauty, her many marriages, the sex and nudity in her controversial 1933 film Ecstasy, or her post-career arrests for shoplifting, but about her mind.

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Theatre Review (Singapore): ‘Tropicana’ by Haresh Sharma and Spare Room Productions

This new musical isn't perfect and its script and music could use some serious tweaking, but the set and costumes reflect the time period immaculately, the direction is creative, the singing is not bad and there are certainly moments of humour. Anyway, who said the '60s were perfect, after all?

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