Prodigal Son

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written and directed by John Patrick Shanley
Manhattan Theatre Club
March 20, 2016
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5

This play started out rather slowly for me. It was either because I had worn a sweater way to heavy for the heated theatre or I was just so able to expect the first moments. I saw the young prep school boy on stage with a model of a very formal New England prep school in the background and I could just guess that we were going down a predictable β€œGood Will Hunting” world. Continue reading Prodigal Son

A Celebration of Harold Pinter

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written by Harold Pinter
starring Julian Sands
directed by John Malkovich
The Irish Repertory Theatre
March 19, 2016
Production website
πŸ’‰πŸ’‰ out of 5

I really need to schedule that first show back in New York more carefully. After having been away from grown-up theatre for a few weeks/months my ear gets a little lazy. Way too many episodes of COPS and Jail (two of my decidedly guilty pleasures) have dumbed down my ear to mere shouting a few curse words. I have the attention span of a sparrow and an almost barbiturate response to a story asking more than 5 minutes of my time. Continue reading A Celebration of Harold Pinter

I am Back and so DAMN Happy to be Here!

imagesSpring Break is here and I am ready to get my butt into some theatre seats and enjoy my very favorite pastime in the world. I have tickets to five shows as I write – but certainly I have plans to see a FEW more. As I am in the midst of my annual production, I am weary of theatre but wanting more and more . . . Addiction. I get it – hence the name of the blog. Please check me out this week. I want to share with you the stories I have honored to witness. NYC here I come!