REVIEW: “Full Bloom” at Barrington Stage

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July, 2000 This is a terrific show. The play, which is being given its world premiere production after several workshop readings, has a few minor glitches. But the production that Barrington Stage has mounted is just about perfect and that makes this the Must-See production…

REVIEW: “The Threepenny Opera” at the Weston Playhouse

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July 2000 I just love “The Threepenny Opera” but the only way I could sit through the nearly three hours of this production was to keep thinking about which nice Kurt Weill number was coming up next. There are people who should not direct Threepenny,…

REVIEW: Starlight Stage Youth Theatre Presents “Don’t Drink the Water”

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July, 2000 I have never reviewed a Starlight production before because, well, I’m the co-director of the company, that’s why! But, this being our 25th anniversary seaon, I wanted us to have a little something more than just the customary listing. And, being a youth…

REVIEW: “Company” at Oldcastle

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, July, 2000 Many people asked me why I was going to see “Company” if I had just seen it at Barrington Stage. This question illustrates the difference between people who understand the theatre and those who don’t. With film, once you have seen it, you…

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