Monthly Archives: January 2007

‘Into the Woods’ and into a new home at Northern Virginia’s Signature Theatre

I didn’t get the second act of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods” when I saw it on Broadway in 1987. The show wrapped everything up tightly at the Act I curtain. All the fairy tales colliding on stage arrived at … Continue reading

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Our neighborhood gang

In what universe are posts about musical theater on Broadway and gang activity in our neighborhood part of the same conversation? Well, not to be too fancy about it, but let’s start with graffiti like the drawing at left on … Continue reading

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Spring Awakening

It’s exciting to arrive in New York City, hear about a Broadway show that has critics panting with excitement, and then to be able to get a ticket without any contortions, bribes or special dispensations. What’s even better is if … Continue reading

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