Author Archives: The People's Critic

About The People's Critic

David Dow Bentley III, writes columns about the performing arts which are featured in newspapers from the East Coast to the Gulf Coast. A member of the Lambs Club, he is also editor of The Lambs' Script. Mr. Bentley may be contacted via e-mail at ThePeoplesCritic@earthlink.net.

For Fascinating “BALLS,” There’s No Business Like Busy-Business

[ Click any photo to enlarge. All photos by Russ Rowland. ] As a modest player myself, and a frequent fan of the major tennis championships, I’ve been currently suffering my annual frustration at the elusive, wee-hours-of-the-morning, live telecasts of … Continue reading

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CROSS THAT RIVER Reveals a Little-Known Cowboy World

[Click any photo to enlarge] It is not at all unusual for something special to be going on at one of New York’s most sophisticated theatrical venues, the 59E59 Theatres. That tradition is beautifully continued with the current run of … Continue reading

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The Lambs Meet the Nighthawks at Iguana

[CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE] For members of America’s oldest theatrical club, THE LAMBS (https://the-lambs.org/), the evening would be a highlight of the summer season as members gathered at Manhattan’s chic IGUANA supper club for a night of fine dining, … Continue reading

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TRIXIE MEETS THE TEXANS AT THE LAMBS

[Click any photo to enlarge] It was yet another recent weekly night of “Low Jinks” fun for America’s oldest theatrical club, The Lambs, established in 1874. (https://the-lambs.org/) It had been ten years earlier when your humble correspondent had first invited … Continue reading

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SUTTON FOSTER Highlights Caramoor Summer Festival

It was my first visit to the elegant estate of CARAMOOR. This legacy of the original owners, Walter & Lucie Rosen, became what is now the Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts near Katonah, New York. Just an hour … Continue reading

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GATLIN BROTHERS Concert to Benefit Hurricane Harvey Victims

It has been more than a decade since my first enthusiastic comments about Houston’s multi-talented actor/singer/director, Steven Fenley, and the treasured Texas Repertory Theatre for which he would play such an important part. He would ultimately serve as Texas Rep’s … Continue reading

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Theatrical Whirlwind for ATCA San Francisco

[Click any photo to enlarge] #ATCASF17         For members of the American Theatre Critics Association, (AMERICANTHEATRECRITICS.ORG) their recent national conference was a late-spring week overflowing with the delights of the San Francisco theatre scene. The annual convocation moves around the country … Continue reading

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