REVIEW: “Anything Goes” at the Cohoes Music Hall

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, May 2005 Wowie-wow-wow! Whadda show! All singing, all dancing. Everyone and everything in the Cohoes Music Hall production of Anything Goes looks and sounds just great. This current retooling of the 1934 Cole Porter opus, which I am assuming is the 1987 Broadway version with a revised…

REVIEW: “Equus” at the Ghent Playhouse

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, May 2005 I have always enjoyed the fact that we use the archaic “wright” when referring to someone one crafts plays. Once you have written a play it is not just something that you wrote, it is something that you wrought. I find five definitions…

REVIEW: “Nuncrackers” at The Mac-Haydn Theatre

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, May 2005 Let’s get things straight at the outset:1. Nuncrackers is a Nunsense show.2. Theatre critics hate Nunsense shows and I am a theatre critic.3. Nunsense shows are completely “critic-proof.” Critics hate ‘em and audiences love ‘em. Some might argue that item three above proves that critics are woefully out of touch with…

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