There are some things and people whose global esteem competes with live theater for proper attentions — and Helen Keller’s life is one of those. As good as Lamb’s Players Theatre’s live ‘The Miracle Worker’ may be, the cinema is by definition the better medium for such a play.
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We’re dependent on only ourselves, in good times and bad, for our happiness. Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s ‘You Can’t Take It with You’ is a big-time reminder of all that — and Lamb’s Players Theatre mounts the lesson with its usual expertise.
Trouble in Mind can be a bit of a slow burn, but the explosive payoffs make the journey worth taking. If nothing else, the rendition can initiate a lengthy discussion about how blacks have been portrayed in the arts throughout history.
Lamb’s Players Theatre is back at what it does best, branding an acclaimed stage piece with its own tight-knit look and feel. The problem is that the story behind ‘Joseph And the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ falls short of the company’s renowned potential.
Judging from the reaction of SanDiegoStory.com’s team of reviewers, 2014 was a mixed year for the arts in San Diego. While there was plenty to savor, there was also plenty to criticize…