Uncle Tom’s Cabin brought to the stage

Uncle Tom’s Cabin: An Unfortunate History. Based on the novel by Harriet Beecher Stowe; Adapted by Lane Savadove and Glenn Odom. EgoPo Classic Theater June, 2013

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Virtually everyone knows about Uncle Tom’s Cabin, the 1852 novel that mobilized American public opinion against slavery. Yet how many of our generation have read it?

Harriet Beecher Stowe’s book has acquired …

Bruce Graham’s North of the Boulevard

North of the Boulevard by Bruce Graham. Theatre Exile, 2013.

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Bruce Graham has written so many plays that some critics describe his work as facile. But facile doesn’t necessarily mean superficial.

I’ve seen a maturation process at work in his latest, among at least a dozen plays.

Both Graham’s 2011 drama, The Outgoing Tide, and his latest,

Oscar Wilde’s An Ideal Husband

An Ideal Husband by Oscar Wilde. Walnut Street Theatre, 2013.

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Some critics say that this isn’t as good a play as Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest.

Clearly, it hasn’t been produced as often. But An Ideal Husband is a more ambitious and, I would argue, a more interesting play. It is an eloquent plea …

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