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Broadway Review: Valor Rules Supreme in “Three Tall Women” at the John Golden Theatre

“Three Tall Women” by Edward Albee Grapples with the Dignity and Valiancy of Death. What if the seven “characters” in Jacques the melancholy’s monologue in Shakespeare’s “As You Like It” could “meet” and share with one another the experiences they had in their particular “stage of life?” What if “the lean and slipper’d pantaloon” could let the “soldier” know how…

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Broadway Review: Danai Gurira’s “Eclipsed” Resonates Deeply at the Golden Theatre

April 4, 2016 | Broadway > | Tags:

Liberia’s Civil Wars created havoc in the fragile West African Nation from 1980 until 2003. The political upheaval often eclipsed the myriad of humanitarian crises generated by the fighting in the region including massacres of civilians, unlawful prison camps, refugee crises, and the capture, captivity, and rape of local women. Danai Gurira’s “Eclipsed” focuses narrowly on the lives of five…

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“A Delicate Balance” at the John Golden Theatre (Closed February 22, 2014)

November 21, 2014 | Broadway > | Tags:

(A second review of “A Delicate Balance” by David Roberts will be posted next week.) There might come a day when Edward Albee is treated like Shakespeare. A familiar foreign language with rhythmic underpinnings, Albee’s angst over the unattainability of human connection could be tantamount to The Bard’s dread of the Great Chain of Being. Artists and academics of the…

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