TV kids’ shows of yesteryear

What were the television heroes of your childhood like in real life? And what ever became of them?

Those are the questions that were explored in the play, Music From a Sparkling Planet, in 2001. Frustrated by problems in their personal and professional lives, the characters decide to search for Tamara Tomorrow, the host of an afternoon kids’ TV …

Christian Borle is spectacular in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman, and Anthony Newley & Leslie Bricusse. Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, New York, April 2017.
 

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has always, and will always, come down to one character, and it’s not Charlie. The person who can make or break any production (musical or movie) of …

Anna Karenina re-imagined by EgoPo

Anna, based on Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy, adapted and directed by Brenna Geffers. EgoPo Classic Theater, April 2017.
 

Ego Po’s latest production uses an innovative approach to a Russian classic and still communicates its original, intended essence. That’s a difficult trick, and the company has succeeded.

Unlike the popular movie versions of

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