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reviews


  • Will We all Survive by the Skin of Our Teeth?

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The Skin of Our Teeth is a colossal success, a perceptive look back to the past and to the future and from post-World War II life to the present day and to our future, too. 


  • When the Future is the Past: A ‘Star Wars’ Summer at Tanglewood

    by Bruce Chadwick

    This Sunday afternoon, the star fleet from the evil Empire, the storm troopers of Darth Vader and the nasty masters of the Death Star will once again battle the good guys at, of all places, the renown Tanglewood music center in Lenox, Massachusetts, as part of a three-concert film tribute to music composer John Williams.


  • Tangled Lives, Tangled Culture, Tangled History

    by Bruce Chadwick

    Today, Falsettos is more than a good play; it is an historic look backwards at the suddenly open lives of gay men and women and the troubles they were besieged by--legal, cultural and medical--in the early 1980s.


  • Susan Sarandon Shines in Happy Talk

    by Bruce Chadwick

    Written by Jessie Eisenberg, Happy Talk focuses on a woman enthralled by South Pacific, Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein show about life in the Pacific during World War II.


  • A Bloody Mary Bar and a Barroom Full of Fun

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The story includes the history of the Bloody Mary, Irish Coffee. Champagne and the Bellini, brunch drinks, told in spirited, light hearted songs presented by a seasoned and a deliciously giddy cast.


  • The Price of Thomas Scott is Pretty High

    by Bruce Chadwick

    The drama is a sturdy look at the lives of women in that era and shows how thousands of them found work in millinery and other women’s’ shops, creating a whole new underclass of fashion workers.


  • Cracking the World War II Nazi Code

    by Bruce Chadwick

    A review of "The Imitation Game." The power of the film is the ever urgent need to crack the Nazi code amid the nearly non-stop bombing of London and other areas of England by the German Luftwaffe and, later, V-2 rockets.