It’s hard to resist. Wicked has the allure of dirty high school gossip and soap operas. We know the characters before the show begins, and they suck us into the underdog story, love triangle twist..
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Feathery light Ana da Costa was most pleasing as the ordinary peasant girl Giselle who dies of a broken heart when she discovers that her lover is engaged to another woman. Tall and gallant, Trystan Merrick gave Ms. da Costa superb support as Albrecht, and he inserted theatrical details to expand his character from a two-timing cad to a remorseful young man consumed with guilt
Even if you don’t have an ear for distinct bluegrass rhythms or songs about suffering, heartache, and heaven, deep tones in the music prelude will cut into your bones and skin. With all its predictability and symbolism, Bright Star remains as rewarding and bitter sweet as a dark molasses pie, with delicious characters and two stories that unfold over two decades in Ashville, North Carolina.
With a congenital deformity in both hips, Bill Shannon needs crutches in order to stand and walk. So he’s come up with a unique way to dance, using Rocker crutches and – whee! – a skateboard. He performs and shares his investigations into “projected narratives” of disability at the White Box this weekend.
The series “San Diego Dances” started with winking and whimsical warnings as dancers hit the concrete basement floor of 3rd Space, a funky hidden away working club on Park Blvd. that offered multiple levels and views. In the realm of old health class films, a voice warned viewers to turn off cell phones and “leave photography […]