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Thursday, June 3, 2021

Oslo, the Movie by Elyse Sommer

. Adaptation of the hit play with fine new cast and lots of cinematic tricks

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 03:16PM
Monday, May 10, 2021

To Stream Or Not to Stream by Elyse Sommer

. . Essay with reviews of Uncle Vanya, Atlantic Crossing, Amy Tan

SOURCE: at 02:20PM
Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Review: Little Gem by Elyse Sommer

A virtual production that livrs up to it title

SOURCE: at 07:43AM
Friday, April 9, 2021

Review=John Cullum: An Accidental Star by Elyse Sommer

A legend who still charms

SOURCE: at 09:47AM
Monday, April 5, 2021

Review- Twyla Moves Review by Elyse Sommer

The dance legend Zooms .

SOURCE: at 06:26PM
Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Review Shtissel, Season 3 by Elyse Sommer

You don't have to be Jewish to aprecate this Israeli series --

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 02:38PM
Sunday, March 21, 2021

Review The Last Five Years by Elyse Sommer

Robert Jason Brown's musical geared for the times we're living in. . .

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 12:07PM
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Review of The Investigation by Elyse Sommer

Another Danish series starring two of Borgen's main characters. . .

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:21PM
Thursday, February 4, 2021

Elyse Sommer reviews The Dig by Elyse Sommer

The Dig -- a subtle combination of fiction and fact now streaming at Netflix

SOURCE: at 06:40PM
Thursday, January 28, 2021 feature: Radium Girls & Bad Education by Elyse Sommer

Netflix & HBO docudrams based on long ago scandalous events

SOURCE: at 01:08PM
Friday, December 25, 2020

ReviewBorgen by Elyse Sommer by Elyse Sommer

A not to be missed political series from Denmark.

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 09:22AM
Monday, December 21, 2020

Review: Ma Rainey's Blsack Bottom film adaptation by Elyse Sommer

A stunningly performed and filmed version of August Wilson's 1982 play

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 09:09AM
Friday, December 18, 2020

Review: The Prom film at by Elyse Sommer

Bryan Murphy's star-cast movie for Netflix

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 08:29AM
Sunday, December 13, 2020

Review Meet Me In St. Louis at by Elyse Sommer

a digitzed, streamlined production from the Irish Rep

SOURCE: www.curtainup.Ncom at 10:04AM
Monday, December 7, 2020

Review Mank by Elyse Sommer by Elyse Sommer

David Fincher's ode to Citizen Kane and the man wo wrot

SOURCE: at 07:38AM
Wednesday, December 2, 2020
Friday, November 20, 2020

Review: The Crown Season 4 at by Elyse Sommer

Princess Diana and Margaret Thatcher bring new problems to the decade-spanning Queen Elizabeth's saga . . .

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 04:29PM
Monday, November 9, 2020

Review: The Queen's Gambit at by Elyse Sommer

You don't have to be a chess player to enjoy this mini series about a chess prodigy

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 08:28AM
Thursday, October 29, 2020

Review: The Irish Rep's revival of A Touch of the Poet at by Elyse Sommer

a terrific virtual rendition elevates this lesser O'Nell play a few notches closer the top of the playright's canon

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 01:16PM
Saturday, October 24, 2020

Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7 at by Elyse Sommer

Aaron Sorkin's film gives the notorious 1968 trial an unmistakable of-the-moment feel.

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 07:43PM
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Review: The Plot Against Americ at by Elyse Sommer

spine-chilling mini series based on 2004 novel

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 08:43AM
Saturday, October 17, 2020

Review: What the Constitution Means to Me at by Elyse Sommer

A more timely than ever theatrical history lesson

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 10:47AM
Sunday, October 11, 2020

Review: The Social Dilemma at by Elyse Sommer

- Former movers and shakers at the top social platforms explain why they left, and why you too need to use your accounts with utmost caution

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 12:21PM
Sunday, October 4, 2020

Review: The Glorias at by Elyse Sommer

. Theater luminaries Julie Taymor and Sarah Ruhl try to imbue Gloria Steinem's 2015 memoir with the experimental magic they're known for. . .

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 11:27AM
Sunday, September 27, 2020

Review: at Booksellers by Elyse Sommer

An entertaining and informative documentary for anyone who appreciate's the historic and human value of books. . . .

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 04:24PM
Sunday, September 20, 2020

Review: at Was Kind by Elyse Sommer

A new Zoomed solo play made super-relevant by Judge Ruth Bader Ginsberg's death.

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 06:18PM
Sunday, September 13, 2020

Review: at>Incidental Moments Of The Day- by Elyse Sommer

richard Nelson movingly completes his Zoom trilogy

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 09:43AM
Thursday, September 3, 2020

Review of An Education at by Elyse Sommer

Carey Mulligan's breakout film makes for a delightful hour and a half into 1960s Great Britain.. .

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 11:08AM
Saturday, August 22, 2020

Review: The Durrells of Corfuat by Elyse Sommer

Escape your pandemic isolation with an online trip with the Durrells

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 01:20PM
Monday, August 10, 2020

Review: Courtship & On Valentine's Day at by Elyse Sommer

Two beautifully filmed early Horton Foote plays a treat for theater enthusiasts in lockdown

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 10:04AM
Friday, July 31, 2020

Tips for bringing a touch lof live theater to your streamed theatergoing by Elyse Sommer

Elyse Sommer on the pleasures and pitfalls of our current couch potato lives

SOURCE: CurtainUp at 01:54PM

All that Chat

Sep 14, 2021: Chicago - Ambassador Theatre
Oct 17, 2021: Dana H. - Lyceum Theatre
Mar 28, 2022: Plaza Suite - Hudson Theatre
Apr 07, 2022: The Minutes - Studio 54