Tom Hanks spent his Super Bowl Sunday taking in The Hypocrites 2 pm matinee of PIRATES OF PENZANCE at the Pasadena Playhouse with his family.
In the end, RAGTIME leaves me with a feeling of strange syncopation – one that results in systematic affirmation with intentions of systematic denial. I am ready to propagate stories of how it ought to be. We know the ones that speak to how it’s been.
As Porchlight gets comfortable in their new home at the Ruth Page Center, MERRILY is another genuine, well-executed work, dripping with talent and finesse.