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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Best shows, thus far, of the 2022-2023 season by Joseph Cervelli

Along with those of honorable mention.

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Thursday, December 8, 2022

Theater Time Review: "The Bandaged Place" by Joseph Cervelli

A strikingly powerful new play outstandingly acted. Catch it before it leaves on December 18.

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Friday, October 28, 2022
Thursday, October 20, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Chester Bailey" by Joseph Cervelli

An intriguing and superbly acted new work about being unable to deal with reality after a horrifying incident.

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Thursday, October 13, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Everything's Fine" by Joseph Cervelli

An immensely likable storyteller in a heartfelt solo show.

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Thursday, October 6, 2022

Theater Time Review: "1776" by Joseph Cervelli

This revival succeeds well in the first act but then takes a serious nosedive in the second act.

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Theater Time Review: "I'm Revolting" by Joseph Cervelli

This unpleasant new play seems to indicate that if you need support from loved ones when ill you better look elsewhere.

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Saturday, September 17, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Jasper" by Joseph Cervelli

Thoughtful and sincere but faulty.

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Sunday, July 24, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" by Joseph Cervelli

A disastrous new revival of this brilliant play.

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Monday, July 11, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Between The Lines" by Joseph Cervelli

A very likable new musical that needs tightening.

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Thursday, June 23, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Chains" by Joseph Cervelli

Charming and bittersweet tale of seeking one's true dream but being held back by various "chains" preventing you.

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Sunday, April 10, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Birthday Candles" by Joseph Cervelli

An endearing look at the cycle of one's life. A beautifully acted new play by Noah Haidle

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Wednesday, March 30, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Little Girl Blue" by Joseph Cervelli

Laiona Michelle is electrifying as Nina Simone.

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Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Theater Time Review: "The Chinese Lady" by Joseph Cervelli

A fascinating but thinly written new play

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Theater Time Review: "The Chinese Lady" by Joseph Cervelli

A fascinating but thinly written new play by Lloyd Suh

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Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Theater Time Review: "The Daughter-In-Law" by Joseph Cervelli

A first rate production with sublime performances.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Black No More" by Joseph Cervelli

Fascinating story overwhelmed by musical score and a disappointing lead performance.

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Sunday, February 13, 2022

Theater Time Review: "Space Dogs" by Joseph Cervelli

Great visuals but not much else.

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Thursday, January 20, 2022

Theater Time Review : "Whisper House" by Joseph Cervelli

A bewitching new musical with a fascinating score.

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Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Monday, December 6, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Mrs. Doubtfire" by Joseph Cervelli

"Mrs. Doubtfire" abounds in hilarity with a brilliant Rob McClure

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Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Clyde's" by Joseph Cervelli

Lynn Nottage again proves to be one of the most versatile and gifted playwrights around.

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Friday, November 19, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Trouble in Mind" by Joseph Cervelli

An absorbing and intuitive play that has finally come to Broadway. LaChanze simple dazzles leading an excellent cast.

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Monday, November 15, 2021

Theater Time Review: Morning's at Seven by Joseph Cervelli

A heartfelt delight with a cast to relish.

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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Mrs. Warren's Profession" by Joseph Cervelli

Briskly entertaining with a blithesome cast.

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Monday, October 18, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Autumn Royal" by Joseph Cervelli

A kind of drama we have seen before not helped by a lack of chemistry between the two actors.

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Sunday, October 10, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Chicken & Biscuits" by Joseph Cervelli

Delightfully funny and tender new comedy.

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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Theater Time Review: "Sanctuary City" by Joseph Cervelli

This Pulitzer Prize winning playwright skims the surface with her new work.

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Monday, April 12, 2021

TheaterWorks Hartford: A Beautifully Rendered Production of "The Sound Inside" by Joseph Cervelli

Two different actors than the New York production take on the challenging roles and are both first rate. In this streaming version, Adam Rapp's elegiac dialogue is even more affecting.

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Monday, March 29, 2021

Theater Time Review: A dynamic new CD from Laura Benanti by Joseph Cervelli

Laura Benanti soars with her gorgeous voice in some familiar and less familiar songs in a unique new CD.

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Sunday, December 20, 2020

FromTheFrontMezzanine: "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" A Stunning Achievement by Joseph Cervelli

Chadwick Boseman's last and most unforgettable performance.

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