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Monday, July 22, 2019 by Elizabeth Ahlfors

with astute veteran comedian Rita Rudner as writer and co-star, you get a laugh-filled couple of hours but a predictable rollout of familiar one-liners and a sit-com plot..

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Review: Handbagged at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

an entertaining view of two fascinating, influential women, who, near the end, remain standing, still on the world scene, holding their handbags.

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Review: Continuity at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Playwright Bess Wohl tackles the challenge of how do you tell a compelling story about climate change and create human stakes in the face of something so vast

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Thursday, October 11, 2018

Review: Mother Nightat by Elizabeth Ahlfors

This adaptation of an early work by Kurt Vonnegut is a sardonic black tragi-comedy of not only one man but a society and humanity itself.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Review:My Life On a Diet at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

This is not classic comedy for the ages but you will have plenty of laughs for 90 minutes

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Monday, January 22, 2018

Review:Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play -last year's Fringe International Encore Series hit returns for a run at the SoHo Playhouse Read More/ast year's Fringe International Encore Series …

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Review: Sweetee at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

You gotta have heart and this little show has it despite plot and other problems . . .

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Friday, May 26, 2017

Review: The Boy Who Danced On Air at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

this well-crafted production and its gifted performers bring an intriguing, though certainly unsettling tradition to the stage

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Review: Encores! Golden Apple at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

The invaluable Encores! gives a brief new life to a Broadway flop musical enthusiasts loved. . .

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Friday, May 5, 2017

Review:Marry Harry at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

-a fast-moving "mangia bene" ("eat well") of simple laughs and charm. Read More

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Review: How To Transcend A Happy Marriage at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

- A fine cast delves into Sarah Ruhl's exploration of love and marriage.

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Sunday, February 12, 2017

Review: Big River at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Roger Miller's score remains catchy, William Hauptman's script is still packed with adventures and the feeling remains pure Americana.

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Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Review:Communion at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Daniel MacIvor directs the American premiere of his play at Urban Stages

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Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Review: Dot at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Colman Domingo's third play in its impressive Vineyard premiere . .

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Friday, January 22, 2016

Review: Wide Awake Hearts at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Brendan Gall's play is like a sensual ego-centric chess game in which the personal romances and infidelities of four friends blur into a maze of familiar film quotes, photo shots and daily r…

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Thursday, December 10, 2015

Review: 2 Across at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Jerry Mayer's witty salute to crossword puzzle fans .

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Friday, June 12, 2015

Review: Devil and the Deep at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

a family friendly musical based on Robert Louis Stevenson's beloved story

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Monday, June 1, 2015

Review: For the Last Time: A New Jazz Musical at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Nathanial Hawthorne would be surprised to see his The Marble Faun, his tale of sin and its tragic effects, turned into a jaz musical-- as it has been by jazz singer and composer, Nancy Harro…

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Review: Exit/Entranceat by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Aidan Mathews' end to beginning two acts are flavored with challenging similarities and recurrent themes linking one to the other

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Review: Hotel Savoy at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

a truly personalized and certainly unique hour-long experience

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Review: The Last Castrato at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

a provocative portrait of one individual's battle against the establishment and an intriguing glimpse into the shadowy world of Vatican secrets

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Review: A Free Man of Color at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

this spicy theatrical gumbo evokes all the gusto of Mardi Gras. But, alas, the production is incohesive . .

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Review: Being Sellers at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

He was most appealing to us, and himself, wearing his masks and portraying blundering Inspector Clouseau, Chance the gardener, Dr Strangelove and the zany characters from The Goon Show

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Review: Haunted at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Edna O'Brien has captured a sad trio of characters, each with solitary desires, but she lightens the dreariness with appealing injections of humo

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Review: Richard Skipper as Carol Channing in Concert at l by Elizabeth Ahlfors

an affectionate, music and fun-filled portrayal. . .

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Review: 2011 Nightlife Awards at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

a report on the annual winners-only awards show

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Review: My Scandalous Life at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Des Keogh delivers a probing interpretation Lord Alfred Douglas, best known for his infamous relationship with Oscar Wilde .

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Review: White People at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Neil Cuthbert's 30 years in the making laughter and heartbreak filled family memoir . .

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

Review: Search: Paul Clayton, the Man Who Loved Bob Dylan at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Playwright Larry Mollin recognizes the contributions of Paul Clayton, friend and mentor of Bob Dylan from 1961 to 1965. .

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Friday, December 19, 2014

Review:Café Society Swing at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

It was called, "the wrong place for the right people," but it was a prime New York hot spot in the 1930's and '40's.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Review: Deliverance at by Elizabeth Ahlfors

Godlight Theatre Company's creative translation of the National Book Award-winning novel and a popular, film holds the audience captive with tension and challenge

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