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Archive for December, 2007

12/17/2007

Doubt

  The Asolo Repertory Theatre’s Doubt provides dramatic food for thought.   By Kay Kipling   Regardless of what religious faith you pursue, it must surely be so comforting to have absolute moral certainty in the righteousness of your cause. And how unsettling to have those beliefs invaded by any doubt, however small, however nagging. […]

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12/14/2007

Pure Confidence

  Florida Studio Theatre’s Pure Confidence discourses on the meaning of freedom.   By Kay Kipling   Carlyle Brown’s play Pure Confidence, onstage now at Florida Studio Theatre, has an intriguing premise based in actual if little-known history: Prior to the Civil War, there were many successful black jockeys riding in the popular sport of […]

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12/10/2007

The Constant Wife

  The Asolo’s The Constant Wife offers some sharp amusement at marriage’s expense.   By Kay Kipling   The Asolo Repertory Theatre has long had a reputation for being especially good at period costume dramas and drawing-room comedies of manners. So it’s no surprise that its current production in rotating rep, W. Somerset Maugham’s The […]

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12/3/2007

Allegro Brillante/The Two Pigeons

  The Sarasota Ballet season opens with two fresh pieces by acclaimed choreographers.     By Kay Kipling   I usually stick to theater when writing “On Stage,” but since I went to the Sarasota Ballet on Friday night I felt compelled to write something about that performance—in large part because, as everyone knows, this […]

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