Monthly Archives: May 2009

“Firecracker” Misfires at Texas Repertory Theatre

My affection for Texas Repertory Theatre is, I think, well established in my many reviews of their past productions. In fact, I was over-the-top with enthusiasm for the last show I reviewed there, “Steel Magnolias.” Both cast and director handled the … Continue reading

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There’s No Place Like “Home”

Apparently it was no accident that Marcia Gay Harden captured the Academy Award for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (“Pollock”-2000). Her extraordinary talent is again on display in this month’s release of Mary Haverstick’s poignant film titled simply, “Home.” And Harden’s talent … Continue reading

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FST Takes the “Center Ring” for ATCA Conference

For those familiar with the sometimes hectic schedules involved in national conventions, it would not be surprising to hear comparisons to a kind of circus atmosphere for the events. That was never truer than for last week’s annual meeting of … Continue reading

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“Southern Hospitality” alive and well at the Crighton

Even before the Crighton Theatre curtain went up on designer Greg Kelly’s pleasant set depicting the Fayro, Texas home of Frankie and Dub Dubberly, Carolyn Corsano Wong was in front of that curtain hilariously recreating the role of Miss Geneva … Continue reading

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