Whatever you do to it, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ usually wins out. When you have a couple of actors like the Globe does this summer, they triumph
Choreographer Hector Guerero brings every distinctive finger snap and threatening melee from the source, Jerome Robbins…You may have seen the show before, but it’s danced wonderfully here…
Some entertaining musicals over the past few years have focused, not on stars, but on the people behind them, those who helped make them successful. Motown: the Musical, for instance, was about Berry Gordy, while Million Dollar Quartet paid respect to Sam Phillips, the founder of Sun Records.
Rise and shine these days to the absurdities of the world illuminated at the Old Globe Theatre by Steve Martin’s adaptation of an early 20th Century German farce which causes dropped panties to make as much sense as anything right now.