BY Emma Tilden
on Jun 18, 2014
“Gertrude Stein Saints!” opens with the entrance of a young man, seemingly overwhelmed by the unfamiliarity of the world he encounters as he walks onstage. As he begins the opening number, he seems almost to be a part of the audience—he appears as surprised by each new note as we are, as if every movement is a fresh experience.
This almost childlike sense of newness lasts throughout the whole show, which, though its words are made up ... Read More
BY Casey Krosser
on Oct 18, 2011
This past weekend I was lucky to catch the last show of the world premiere stage adaptation of Newsies, at the Papermill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. The stage show was the cult movie, with all the loveable characters, dance moves, and all of my favorite songs, but also with notable differences. There were changes to the details of the story, some new songs, and some lyric changes. My favorite change from the movie was the addition of a lady ... Read More