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Archive for June, 2009

06/26/2009

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

The Banyan Theater Company serves up a dark comedy with The Beauty Queen of Leenane.  By Kay Kipling The darkly comic, often violent plays of Irishman Martin McDonagh may not be everyone’s cup of “tay.” But for those who appreciate his skill in shifting tone and mood back and forth without losing any of his […]

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06/7/2009

Souvenir

Judy Kaye and Donald Corren forge a bond with each other and the audience at the Asolo.   By Kay Kipling   The idea of paying to hear an atrocious, tone-deaf singer perform might seem an unlikely one. Nevertheless, that’s exactly what thousands apparently did to hear Florence Foster Jenkins back in the 1930s and […]

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06/5/2009

Late Nite Catechism

School’s in for the summer with the Golden Apple’s Late Nite Catechism.   By Kay Kipling   It’s true: You really don’t have to be Catholic to enjoy Late Nite Catechism, now playing at the Golden Apple Dinner Theatre.   As it happens, I did attend Catholic school for a number of years, and even […]

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