Monthly Archives: November 2008

A Dazzling “Music Man” from Masquerade

In the interests of full disclosure I begin this review by revealing that “The Music Man,” by the very nature of its extraordinary existence, is one of my very favorite shows. I say that because it so joyfully speaks of … Continue reading

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A Wonderful “Sound of Music” from Texas Rep

It was Opening Night of the latest offering from The Woodlands Repertory Theatre, and what could be more familiar than the perennial favorite, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein’s, “The Sound of Music?” Of course there is danger there. How will it … Continue reading

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“Seussical” Miracle at John Cooper School

“Seussical,” as one might guess from the name itself, is of course a musical. In the case of this month’s premiere production debuting the extraordinary new John Cooper School Performing Arts Center , the show might be aptly described as a … Continue reading

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MCPAS Hosts Hamlisch with “Ham” on the Side

For readers who may have thought that world-renowned Broadway and Hollywood composer Marvin Hamlisch was strictly a musician, perhaps it is because they have never seen him in concert with his one-man show. I have had that pleasure twice now. Once … Continue reading

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A “Dark” Mystery Opens New Owen Theatre

With the eeriness of Halloween still lingering, how appropriate that the Crighton Players would complement the season with the current spooky production of Frederick Knott‘s “Wait Until Dark,” directed by Joe Viser. It was long ago in 1966, when, as … Continue reading

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