by Charles Kruger Someone on Facebook wrote, “I’m not sure I want to see “Passengers” at A.C.T. Isn’t it just an acrobatic act, not a play? Um, no. “Passengers” is not “just” anything. And the company that presents it, “The 7 Fingers” are to a typical troop of acrobats…Keep reading
Review: ‘Lear’ by Marcus Gardley, a world-premiere adaptation/modern translation of Shakespeare’s ‘King Lear’ (*****)
by Charles Kruger Many scholars and readers consider “King Lear” to be Shakespeare’s greatest masterpiece, perhaps even the greatest dramatic work in the history of English literature, “Hamlet” notwithstanding. Certainly for depth of feeling, intimacy of emotional content, philosophical range and theological profundity there is nothing like it. For…Keep reading
by Charles Kruger In poll after poll, Americans identify the fictional Atticus Finch as the greatest American hero, and Harper Lee’s novel, “To Kill A Mockingbird” as their favorite book. Few novels have taken hold of the American imagination to this degee: perhaps Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer. It…Keep reading
by Charles Kruger In ‘Man of God,” the titular character (identified simply as “The Pastor”) does not appear until the final minutes of the play. But until then he is well represented by the creepy camera he has hidden in the bathroom to spy on the four teenage girls…Keep reading
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