In the midst of life comes word of impending death. Who can help and how, is Melissa Ross’s question with ‘The Luckiest.
Some 58,000 Americans either died or disappeared in the nation’s thoroughly ill-advised effort to “liberate” Vietnam. Broadway San Diego is currently mounting “Miss Saigon,” a Tony-winning anecdote built around the whole grotesque affair — and while the technical effort is first-rate, the script takes on a multitude of sins with the passage of time.
The 1980s – the Reagan era with its personalities, politics, entertainment and pop culture – has always had a special place in the American psyche, and it has experienced a resurgence over the past few years. Its recent popularity has been driven, in part, by a combination of nostalgia and science fiction stories such as “Ready Player One” and Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”
The Globe has pulled ‘As You Like It’ ahead into the 18th Century with nary a hitch in a lovely outdoor production nicely staged by Jessica Stone and dressed by a gang of outdoor formalists.
Moonlight Stage Productions opening of its 39th Season featured a production of The Producers. The solid production was almost overshadowed, though, by the simultaneous announcement of the company’s 40th season…