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Archive for June, 2012

06/29/2012

Theater Review: A Lesson from Aloes

For many in America, the struggles over apartheid in South Africa may seem like a story that’s come to an end. But in the work of Athol Fugard, which is seldom seen on local stages, we can chart the progress of that story and how it affected the lives of not only unnamed millions, but […]

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06/29/2012

Theater Review: Nora Ephron’s “Love, Loss and What I Wore”

The cast of Asolo Rep’s production of Nora Ephron’s Love, Loss and What I Wore. Photo credit: MYUNIONHOUSE. As the cast of the Asolo Rep’s current production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore worked in rehearsals, they couldn’t have known that during this run of the show, one of its creators, Nora Ephron, would […]

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06/18/2012

Theater Review: Das Barbecu

Stephen Hope and Joanna Parson in FST’s Das Barbecu. Photo by Maria Lyle With the summer heat, local stages often turn to lighter fare, and Florida Studio Theatre has launched its summer season with Das Barbecu, a musical comedy set in Texas but based, loosely, on Wagner’s famous Ring Cycle. It’s a show I remembered, […]

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06/11/2012

Theater Review: Fanny Brice, America’s Funny Girl

Marya Grandy and Lance Baker in the Asolo Rep’s Fanny Brice, America’s Funny Girl. Photo credit: myunionhouse. If you thought you knew the story of Fanny Brice just from watching Barbra Streisand emote in Funny Girl, you might think again after seeing the Asolo Rep’s current production of Fanny Brice, America’s Funny Girl. Not that […]

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