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The touring production of Broadway's Motown: The Musical, which documents the history of the famous record label started by Berry Gordy, serves as a wonderful trip down memory lane, despite a few bumps in the road. The main stumbling blo...
26 days ago | Theater
Imagine a game of “philosophical tennis” in which the competitors lob theoretical bon mots at each other. Except no one is keeping score, because in this case, the audience is too detached from the piece to do so. So the only redeeming quality of ...
1 month ago | Theater
Though the title of Stephen Belber’s play might sound like Homer Simpson praising his favorite beer, it actually refers to Charlie Duff (Josh Stamberg), an upstate New York news anchor who begins praying on air and incites quite a pandemonium in B...
3 months ago | Theater
“We never were anything. We were always about to be,” says Esther Franz (Kate Burton) to her cop husband Victor Franz (Sam Robards) as they stand in a mid-1960s Manhattan attic, surrounded by stacks of burnished bureaus. The elegance of yesteryear...
4 months ago | Theater
Los Angeles is a city that often ignores its history. Maybe it’s due to the reinvention promise of Hollywood, or the laid back West Coast vibe, or the large number of transplants who live here. In any case, many of L.A.’s current residents know li...