REVIEW: “The Comedy of Errors” at Shakespeare & Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2004 I went to the theatre expecting a kind of rock ‘em sock ‘em robots production and I was not disappointed. The Comedy of Errors is not Shakespeare’s best play, but mercifully it is his shortest. Two hours of frantic slapstick performed by talented folks wearing…

REVIEW: “As You Like It” at Shakespeare & Company

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2004 I went back to see As You Like It a second time on August 1 (read my original review HERE) because the original Rosalind, Sarah Rafferty, had departed for work on an independent film and a new actress, Christine Marie Brown, has taken her place…

REVIEW: “Cabaret” at The Theater Barn

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2004 Grimy and lewd, disturbing and surreal, the Theater Barn has pulled out all the stops to present a chilling and entertaining production of Kander and Ebb’s 1966 masterpiece Cabaret. Not a show for the faint of heart, Cabaret boldly blends music and theatre to bring the…

REVIEW: “Barnum” at The Mac-Haydn

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2004 Phineas Taylor Barnum (1810-1891) was 60 years old when Barnum’s Grand Traveling Museum, Menagerie, Caravan, and Circus made its debut. At the time, it was the largest circus venture in American history. Shortly thereafter Barnum coined the phrase “The greatest show on earth,”…

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