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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Chess’ at the Gallery Players

Chris Jumper, Jennifer Walder, Joey Donnelly, MariaElisa Costa, Doug Chitel, Dennis Wees, Carman Napier in 'Chess' at the Gallery Players (photo by Ryan Graytok)

Rather than rehashing what's wrong with 'Chess,' I'll describe why it's still possible to enjoy the Gallery Players' production. The music is perhaps the most advanced artistic evolution of glossy '80s pop. And while I'm sure there are some curmudgeons out there who weren't fans of ABBA's sunny sound, Andersson and Ulvaeus were brilliant songwriters, master craftsmen not only of shiny dance tunes but also of lovely songs of love and loss.

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New Season, New Name: Playhouse San Antonio Becomes Public Theater of San Antonio

With a history dating back more than 100 years, this venerable edifice is the city's largest and most productive professional live theater and its only Equity Theater. The new moniker reflects the organization's vision to serve the needs of the region.

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Theater Review (NYC): ‘Desperate Measures’ – Exceptional, Rollicking Fun at The York Theatre

Nick Wyman, Peter Saide, Emma Degerstedt, Lauren Molina Conor Ryan, Gary Marachek, Desperate Measures, Measure for Measure, York Theatre

The comical plot of Shakespeare's 'Measure for Measure' radiates hilarity and melodic, witty grace in this glorious musical. Clever, comedic twists run rampant, and this high farce, set to an illustrative musical score, both appealing and profound, delivers moment-to-moment joyous excitement.

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