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Wednesday, May 15, 2024

Theater Review: Broadway’s “Water for Elephants” – A Counterargument by Bob Abelman

"Arts Fuse" theater critic Christopher Caggiano, among others, found that the new Broadway musical "Water for Elephants" “has very little going for it.” Let’s agree to disagree

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 11:24AM
Wednesday, May 1, 2024

Theater Review: “Clue” on Tour — Silly Stuff Done Well by Bob Abelman

"Clue," a whodunit board game-based comedy, rolled the dice and found success by bypassing Broadway and going directly on tour.

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 10:36AM
Friday, March 15, 2024

Theater Review: Touring “Girl From North Country” – A Slow, Serious Musical set to the Bob Dylan Catalog by Bob Abelman

Bob Dylan’s music has rarely been more heartbreaking, his poetic storytelling rarely more beguiling, and the singing never less nasal.

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 07:18AM
Tuesday, February 13, 2024

Theater Commentary: The Declining State of the Art of Arts Journalism by Bob Abelman

Theater critics, film reviewers, A&E editors, and arts columnists have been stripped from our dailies and weeklies. Why should you care? Oscar Wilde warned that an age without criticism …

SOURCE: The Arts Fuse at 05:36PM
Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Ohio Shakespeare Festival's production of "Much Ado..." is the Bard at his comic best! by Bob Abelman

Terry Burgler's unabashedly playful direction (starring BERNARD BYGOTT & LARA MIELCAREK as "Benedict & Beatrice") is a joyous offering which hints at what it must have been like seeing the o…

SOURCE: at 11:52AM

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