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Southern Comforts

  It’s better late than never for the couple at the heart of Florida Studio Theatre’s Southern Comforts.   By Kay Kipling   Love may be lovelier the second time around, as the old song goes, but that doesn’t mean it comes without challenges. Case in point: the couple in Kathleen Clark’s play Southern Comforts, […]


True West

  It’s time for a no-holds-barred showdown with the Banyan’s True West.   By Kay Kipling   There’s certainly something cathartic as well as comedic about watching Sam Shepard’s True West, now onstage at the Cook Theatre in a Banyan Theater Company production. As we watch the tension between two brothers build until they eventually […]


The Musical of Musicals: The Musical

  In the mood for a musical? How about five, with The Musical of Musicals: The Musical.   By Kay Kipling   The more American theater musicals you know, the more you’ll probably enjoy the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre’s current production, The Musical of Musicals: The Musical. But anyone even remotely familiar with the works […]