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Wednesday, June 13, 2018

DESPERATE MEASURES - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

Among all of Shakespeare's works, Measure for Measure stands out for being one of the most difficult to stage in modern days.

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Tuesday, April 24, 2018

THE METROMANIACS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

David Ives' recent plays, a series of "rediscovered" gems of French theatre, translated into English and done in verse, feel like the stage equivalent of a thrilling Jenga game.

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Monday, February 12, 2018

KOALAS ARE DICKS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

According to Larry Phillips' play Koalas Are Dicks, but they've got nothing compared to humans.

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

THE CULT PLAY - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

Someday, someone will write a work of fiction about a cult that doesn't involve: insanity, murder and deceit.

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

ACTUALLY - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

We are living in either/or times which have made it impossible for adults to engage in civilized conversations about things they disagree on, but has made the work of some artists easier tha…

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Tuesday, November 7, 2017

CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

Despite its irreverent comedic nature, Charles Ludlam subtitled Conquest of the Universe or When Queens Collide, his take on Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great as "a tragedy"

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Monday, October 30, 2017

ILLYRIA - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

Imagine if The Public Theater was a funhouse in which each venue was inhabited by the phantoms of performances past.

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Monday, October 23, 2017

AFTER THE BLAST - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

In the future, we still won't know how to deal with depression, or so believes playwright Zoe Kazan, who creates one of the most insightful portraits of the disorder in After the Blast which…

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Monday, July 10, 2017

MARTIN DENTON, MARTIN DENTON - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

Chris Harcum's Martin Denton, Martin Denton is to indie theatre what James Lapine's Act One was to Broadway; an enchanting tale of how one man's deep love for the artform changed the landsca…

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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

MOMIX - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Jose Solís

The question of why shows are revived doesn't always seem to be at the center of the conversation when companies bring back productions that were once praised.

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