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Archives for: 2009, week 02

ATW Digest - Soul of Shaolin opens on B'way - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Soul of Shaolin - Martial Arts Spectacle Tells Charming Tale New York Times Duck! These Monks Have Feet and Fists of Fury “Soul of Shaolin,” a Chinese martial-arts pageant, ultimately seems a pretty cheap enterprise New… more »

ATW Digest - Mendes' staging of 'Cherry Orchard' opens - read the reviews

New York Times All Alone in a Crowded Country Home It feels right that the proportions are all wrong in Sam Mendes’s seriously comic production of “The Cherry Orchard.” New York Daily News 'Cherry' blossoms at BAM With talk of reform everywhere, it… more »

ATW Review - Soul of Shaolin - Martial Arts Spectacle Tells Charming Tale

There's something exceedingly charming about large portions of Soul of Shaolin, the Chinese kung fu spectacular that opened on Broadway last night at the Marriott Marquis Theatre. It may seem odd to consider a show that features nearly three dozen me… more »

ATW Reviews - Catch 'Em Before They Disappear - ¡Gaytino! & Jester of Tonga

It's been and is a weekend of heavy theatergoing to shows with shortish runs. I've caught two that really will disappear if you blink, and I think they're both worth mentioning, so herewith mini-reviews…. At the Zipper, Dan Guerrero will offer one mor… more »