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Archives for: 2009, week 17

ATW Digest - Waiting for Godot opens - read the reviews

AmericanTheaterWeb Review - Waiting for Godot Finding Beckett's Merrier Side New York Times Tramps for Eternity Anthony Page’s smart, engaging production of “Waiting for Godot” makes it clear that this greatest of 20th-century plays is also enterta… more »

ATW Digest - Musical 9 to 5 opens - read the reviews

TheaterMania Review: 9 to 5 Allison Janney gives a marvelously charismatic performance in this sturdy if unexceptional musical version of the film about a trio of strong-willed secretaries. [this is my review for this one] New York Times Sisterhood… more »

ATW Review - Waiting for Godot - Finding Beckett's Merrier Side

A mix of high comedy and irrepressible tragedy weaves through Samuel Beckett's landmark play Waiting for Godot. In the play, two tramps may wait endlessly on a barren plain for a character who never arrives, but as they do, their banter and physical hi… more »

ATW Review - Around the World in 80 Days in CT - A Zany, Clever Journey

Plant your tongue firmly in your cheek and prepare to be thoroughly entertained during the zany and clever comedy Around the World in 80 Days, which has opened the 2009 Season at Westport Country Playhouse. Mark Shanahan stars as Victorian-era gentlema… more »

ATW Digest - Accent on Youth opens on B'way - read the reviews [updated]

Additions, midday, April 30, 2009: Bloomberg.com Hyde Pierce Restores Comic Gem of Depression-Era Broadway: Jeremy Gerard Like you, no doubt, I’d never heard of Samson Raphaelson. Until last night, when his 1934 “Accent on Youth” opened in a sparkli… more »