REVIEW: “Ragtime” at the Weston Playhouse

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August 2003 As soon as I saw Ragtime announced on the Weston 2003 schedule, I knew it would be wonderful. Weston does just about everything well, but especially big musicals. I have fond memories of the productions of Most Happy Fella and Candide that I saw there, and so I booked…

REVIEW: “The Pirates of Penzance” at the Weston Playhouse

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, June 2001 It is beyond me how anyone could not have a wonderful time and be thoroughly entertained by the Weston Playhouse production of The Pirates of Penzance, and yet I know that there are Gilbert and Sullivan purists out there who still deplore, 20 years later, what…

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,…

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