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“A Streetcar Named Desire” — on Broadway

The recent revival of Streetcar is the first Broadway production to include a cast of African-Americans playing the key lead roles: Blanche, Stanley, Stella and Mitch. Blair Underwood, who plays Stanley, has recently taken to television shows to take issue … Continue reading

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“Clybourne Park” – on Broadway

{spoilers galore!} Clybourne Park is a play that dialogues with Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 drama A Raisin in the Sun, the first play produced on Broadway that was written by an African-American female. Clybourne’s two acts sandwich Hansberry’s drama between two … Continue reading

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“Once” on Broadway

“Once” is a new musical that has just opened on Broadway–I saw the second preview several weeks ago. The show is a theatrical version of the 2006 film of the same name that follows a Dublin songwriter who serendipitously encounters … Continue reading

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Death of a Salesman

The reviews are in for the recent Broadway revival of Arthur Miller’s 1949 play and they are respectful and mostly positive. Perhaps deceived by the uneven high school reading of the play during my 11th grade American History/English seminar (I … Continue reading

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