Up for something with amusement, silliness, and banter propelled by a lively score and excellent voices? Then head off to Cloak and Dagger at Signature Theatre.
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In the polished, strongly sung production of The Threepenny Opera at Signature, there are still stings of social critique from Brecht and Weill that make their marks in the venom-laden book and score.
Tender Napalm will rivet an adventuresome audience because Ripley’s characters and story have a complexity to chew on.
There is so much to enjoy in the acting, singing and technical presentation of Beaches.
Have no doubts, Sherri Edelen has put her own brassy, striving take on that ultimate theater mother, Mamma Rose, in Joe Calarco’s interpretation of Gypsy, A Musical Fable.
Crossing is a cozy, no-intermission 85 minutes with a sentimental Holiday Season sensibility of trust for the future. There is a lovely quietness to it.
“You are only as sick as your secrets” — or so the saying goes. Applying that bit of ancient wisdom to the farce/drama now premiering at Signature Theatre, I would say that playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo’s characters are sick, sick, sick.
Go see Miss Saigon for many reasons; including the way it captures the essence of a time and place and its overall gutsiness.
This play is good because of sublime performances by Thomas Keegan and Rachel Zampelli.
Signature presents a good show, but not a great one. However, it succeeds in its most important burden: reminding us all of a time when we all could show mercy and love without qualification.