REVIEW: “Rounding Third” at the Chester Theatre Company

by Gail M. Burns, July 2006. What an amusing and gentle bit of summer fun Rounding Third is. This tale of two very different men struggling to get along as the coach and assistant coach of the Little League team on which both of their sons play is consistently funny and has…

REVIEW: “Boston Marriage” at the Miniature Theatre of Chester

by Gail M. Burns, July 2005. “Boston marriage” was a term used in the nineteenth-century to describe romantic friendships between women that included long-term cohabitation. These were not necessarily sexual relationships, nor were they considered immoral or perverted. Marriage was a very different institution then than it is now. Women…

REVIEW: “The Secret Lives of the Sexists” at the Berkshire Theatre Festival

Reviewed by Gail M. Burns, August, 1998 Charles Ludlam (1943-1987) was one of the leading players of the off-off- Broadway avant-garde theatre scene in New York City for over twenty years. Between the time he founded his Ridiculous Theatre Company in 1967 until his death due to complications from AIDS…

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