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Thursday, October 29, 2020

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

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

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Saturday, October 24, 2020

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

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

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Review: The Plot Against Americ at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

spine-chilling mini series based on 2004 novel

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

Review: What the Constitution Means to Me at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A more timely than ever theatrical history lesson

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

Review: The Social Dilemma at curtainup.com/ 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

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Sunday, October 4, 2020

Review: The Glorias at curtainup.com/ 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. . .

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Sunday, September 27, 2020

Review: at curtainup.com/The Booksellers by Elyse Sommer

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

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Sunday, September 20, 2020

Review: at curtainup.com/Jack Was Kind by Elyse Sommer

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

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Sunday, September 13, 2020

Review: at curtainup.com/>Incidental Moments Of The Day- by Elyse Sommer

richard Nelson movingly completes his Zoom trilogy

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Thursday, September 3, 2020

Review of An Education at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

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

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Saturday, August 22, 2020

Review: The Durrells of Corfuat curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Escape your pandemic isolation with an online trip with the Durrells

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Monday, August 10, 2020

Review: Courtship & On Valentine's Day at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

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

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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

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Tuesday, July 28, 2020

CurtainUp eview:Hollywood Rivals: Olivia de Havilland vs Joan Fontaine by Elyse Sommer

A fascinated, richly illustrated docudrama about the lives of two of the silver screen's legendary sisters

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

view:Hamilton History Hears You at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

a 40-minute feature well worth seeing that's available with your ticket to the wonderful film of the show with its

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

Review of Hamilton, the movie : at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

not second best to a live performance, but a unique and enjoyable experience in its own right

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Saturday, July 11, 2020

Review: The Line at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

t: Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's new docu-drama premieres on line-- well done but but not escape entertainment.

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Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Review: The Mint Company's Summer Stock Steaming Fesgivsl at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Three plays filmed during the 1914, 1915 and 1916 season to watch sitting on our couch. . .almost too much to take in. . .

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

And So We Go Fort at Curtainup by Elyse Sommer

.Richard Nelson's Apples share Dinner and table talk on Zoom

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Review: oklahoma Crude & The Hour by Elyse Sommer

A western potboiler and a BBC thriller . . .each transcends its genre to offer relevant, worth watching on screen entertainment.

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Sunday, June 28, 2020

ttp://www.curtainup.com/streaminggloria.html by Elyse Sommer

.: A not to be missed chance to see this filmed version of Emily Mann's wonderful play about Gloria Steinem. Bravo THIRTEEN for making it available to revisit and for …

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

http://www.curtainup.com/streamingapple20.html by Elyse Sommer

. .Defending Jacob and The Morning Show headlne at Apple TV's home page

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Thursday, May 28, 2020

Review: Anno Domino, an audio playat curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

The stage for Alan Ayckbourn's 84th play is his home, twith him and his wife playing all 8 characters . . . it's free for listening until June 25th. . .

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Season 6 of Madam Secretsry at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

he Madam Secretsry series ends with a feel good, finale that one wishes were true. . .

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Thursday, May 14, 2020

Review: Becoming at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

superstar Michelle Obama quickly makes it to Netflix's hit list.

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Saturday, May 9, 2020

Harold and Lillian Review at Curtainup by Elyse Sommer

Escerpt: Perfect on screen diversion -- and role model for production methods for future plays and films. . .

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Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Review: Howads End mini series at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

Escerpt: Playwright Kennerth Lonergan's adaptaion is true to Forster's text, and yet a fresh and original streaming experience

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Saturday, April 25, 2020

Love Hurts at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

A 1990s series that still works as a Pandemic diversion

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Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Rview of Unorthodox at CurtainUpcom by Elyse Sommer

A new 4 part series with all the pluses of streaming as well as magic of live theater

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Friday, April 3, 2020

Curtaiup Streaming Features by Elyse Sommer

The top of our main page now features virus-relted updates and streaming features

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Review: The Perplexed at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

If Richsrd Grenberg intended this as a refreshing new take on the once popular drawing room comedies, especially those with the action revolving around …

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