Joe Siegel

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Jersey Boys Sparkle at PPAC
April 27, 2016 No Commentby

Jersey Boys Sparkle at PPAC

Some magnificent performances elevate Jersey Boys, which is basically an extended live episode of “Behind the Music.” That show, which ...

Brown's Mr. Burns Is a Misfire
April 13, 2016 No Commentby

Brown’s Mr. Burns Is a Misfire

Mr. Burns – A Post-Electric Play begins with an intriguing premise – the survivors of a nuclear apocalypse gather together ...

Nunsense 2 Is an Unholy Mess
April 13, 2016 No Commentby

Nunsense 2 Is an Unholy Mess

Nunsense 2: The Second Coming is like an endurance test for the audience. If you can survive two hours of corny ...

Barker's “Murder” is Pure Fun
March 7, 2016 No Commentby

Barker’s “Murder” is Pure Fun

Director Alfred Hitchcock once said he enjoyed playing the audience like a piano. That quote came to mind while watching ...

Brown's Beautiful Midsummer Dream
March 7, 2016 No Commentby

Brown’s Beautiful Midsummer Dream

You’ve got to hand it to the creative team behind A Midsummer Night’s Dream: They obviously went all out to ...

Rose's Money is a Gem
March 2, 2016 No Commentby

Rose’s Money is a Gem

Rose’s Money is a comedy-drama about a downtrodden family fighting over an inheritance. After Rose dies, $87,000 is discovered in ...

Frost/Nixon Is a Compelling Drama
February 22, 2016 No Commentby

Frost/Nixon Is a Compelling Drama

Frost/Nixon, which focuses on interviews British journalist David Frost conducted with President Richard Nixon in the 1970s, is a fascinating ...

Love, Loss, and What I Wore Is a Grand Old Time
February 22, 2016 No Commentby

Love, Loss, and What I Wore Is a Grand Old Time

A group of women share an unconventional narrative of their recollections in Love, Loss, and What I Wore. Writers Delia ...

Pippin Dazzles at PPAC
February 19, 2016 No Commentby

Pippin Dazzles at PPAC

Pippin is sheer perfection — a show filled with dazzling acrobatics, energetic dancing, romance and a wacky, offbeat sense of ...

A Zany Hunchback Takes Up Residence at Trinity
February 11, 2016 No Commentby

A Zany Hunchback Takes Up Residence at Trinity

The Hunchback of Seville is a semi-satirical look at life in Spain in the early 16th century. It was a ...