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home run

thoroughly enjoyed Fun Home, the musical adaptation of the autobiographical graphic novel (comic book) by Alison Bechdel. best thing: Alison is portrayed at three different ages, by three different actresses: Beth Malone as Current Alison, Sydney Lucas as Young Alison, and Emily Skews as College-Aged Alison.

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playing around

enjoyed Martin Short, Matthew Broderick, Katie Finneran, Stockard Channing, Maulik Pancholy, F. Murray Abraham, and Micah Stock, in “It’s Only a Play” at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Described as “a broadway comedy about the comedy of broadway”, the show is filled with

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ain’t lion

Finally saw The Lion King, now in its 17th year on Broadway. Of course, the star is Julie Taymor’s direction and costume designs. The performers are simultaneously performer, character and puppet. Taymor used the same approach in Spider-Man: Turn off

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creating a buzz on broadway!

Saw “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” starring Daniel Radcliffe, at the Cort Theatre on Broadway. It’s dark evocation of Ireland in the 30’s was suspended only twice by the ringing of audience cell phones… Remember to turn off your cell phones,

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