Tag Archives: Oliver Twist

Oliver Twist & Topdog/Underdog: Fables for Today?

Though I like to be entertained when I watch a movie or see a play, I don’t require that everything I watch ends happily or promises rosy futures. This weekend I swallowed a double dose of dark drama that reminded … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Auditions & Acting

Getting off the elevator and entering the rehearsal studio, a maze of small, pastel-painted,  mirrored rooms, complete with ballet barres,  and  seeing the young actors primping and pacing, perusing scripts and listening to music on their iPods, I was happy … Continue reading

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