Month: September 2012

The 2012 Ivey Awards

  The 2012 Ivey Awards celebration did it up right again last night with sparkly gowns, tearful winners and lively entertainment. This year the Iveys chose to feature the work of theater sound and lighting professionals, and any self-respecting theater…

Tales from Hollywood at the Guthrie Theater

The Guthrie Theater’s 50th season begins with “A Celebration of Christopher Hampton” and Hampton’s play, Tales from Hollywood, a canny “what if” that follows the fortunes of  writers forced out of Europe prior to WW II by the Nazi’s mounting violence and…

Red at Park Square Theatre

John Logan‘s Red (at Park Square Theatre, through Oct 7) suffers from a problem often afflicting two character plays: sameness.  Indeed, in Red, the same basic scene gets played and replayed.  Mark Rothko paces his NYC atelier, contemplating the large…