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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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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Theater Time Review: "72 Miles To Go..." by Joseph Cervelli

An uninvolving new play and missed opportunity on a timely subject

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Thursday, March 5, 2020

Theater Time: "Darling Grenadine" by Joseph Cervelli

A beautifully touching new musical.

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Theater Time Review: "West Side Story" by Joseph Cervelli

A staggering new production with two memorable lead actors.

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

Theater Time Review: "Lady G: Plays and Whisperings of Lady Gregory" by Joseph Cervelli

Attending the Irish Rep next best thing to attending Dublin theater.

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Theater Time Review: “Jagged Little Pill” by Joseph Cervelli

A powerfully thrilling new musucal

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Friday, November 8, 2019

Theater Time Review: "Cyrano" by Joseph Cervelli

A Cyrano minus his wonderful humor.

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Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Theater Time Review: "IsThis A Room" by Joseph Cervelli

More like, "Is This a Play?"

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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Theater Time Review: "The Rose Tattoo" by Joseph Cervelli

Misguided direction turns Williams' play into an almost total comedy.

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Friday, October 11, 2019
Thursday, September 5, 2019

Theater Time Review: "Betrayal" by Joseph Cervelli

Directed and acted with icy perfection. Vastly superior over the last revival.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019

Theater Time Review: "The Mountains Look Different" by Joseph Cervelli

Not up to the usual standards of prior Mint Theater Company productions.

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Thursday, May 16, 2019
Thursday, May 9, 2019

Theater Time Review: "BLKS" by Joseph Cervelli

Plenty of laughs but more fitting for a cable sitcom series.

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Theater Time Review: "The Bigot" by Joseph Cervelli

Well intentioned but remains contrived and predictable.

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Monday, March 25, 2019

Theater Time Review: "Accidentally Brave" by Joseph Cervelli

A riveting one person show that is quite unforgettable.

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Friday, March 15, 2019

Theater Time Review: "Kiss Me, Kate" by Joseph Cervelli

Still a robustly entertaining show

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Theater Time Review: "Daddy" by Joseph Cervelli

A bizarre and disturbing new play by author of "Slave Play"

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019

Theater Time Review: "The Price of Thomas Scott" by Joseph Cervelli

Another entertaining play from the Mint.

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Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Theater Time Review: "My Very Own British Invasion" by Joseph Cervelli

Among the most inept jukebox musicals.

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Monday, February 11, 2019

Theater Time Review: "The Light" by Joseph Cervelli

Astonishing performances in a stunning new play.

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Sunday, February 3, 2019

Theater Time Review: "True West" by Joseph Cervelli

Where is the buildup of tension?

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Theater Time Review: "Mike Birbiglia's The New One" by Joseph Cervelli

An ingratiating performer in his delightful new show.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Theater Time Review: "Good Grief" at the Vineyard by Joseph Cervelli

A well intentioned but detached new play.

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Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Theater Time Review: "Fireflies" by Joseph Cervelli

One of the best plays of the current season.

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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Theater Time Review: "Bernhardt/Hamlet" by Joseph Cervelli

A very entertaining play with a bravura performance by Janet McTeer. Unfortunately, it goes off track late in the second act.

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All that Chat

Oct 06, 2019: Slave Play
Oct 17, 2019: The Sound Inside - Studio 54
Feb 01, 2020: The Minutes
Mar 31, 2020: Diana - Longacre Theatre
Apr 19, 2020: Sing Street - Lyceum Theatre
Dec 16, 2021: Diana - Longacre Theatre