BRING IN THE NEW

The New Year is here.  And the seven-month second part of the 2017-2018 theatre shines with fresh offerings. Call them new too, or certainly so little familiar that they may seem new. Among 19 such, there are two world premieres, depictions of real people, five musicals including a multi-Tony Award winner, comic takes […]

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Her Plea to “Send More Sky”

No offense to directors intended, but I’m not usually influenced by their program notes.  This time, though, Susan Clement-Toberer grabbed me with three words that closed her comments on the new Blue Barn play, Silent Sky. She wrote, “Send more sky,” the plea from playwright Lauren Gunderson’s key character, Henrietta Leavitt, who searches […]

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