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Derby Dinner Playhouse

Zuzu’s Petals

Posted  November 25, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Sara King , Chandler Baker, and Edward Miskie in A Wonderful Life. photo-Derby Dinner Playhouse   A Wonderful Life Music by Joe Raposo Book and Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick Based on the film It’s A Wonderful Life Screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Jo Swerling, and Frank Capra From the story The Greatest Gift by […]

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Performing Arts

The Fall of Twin Sisters

Posted  November 21, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Haydee Canovas in Monstruos en el Closet, Ogros baja la cama. Photo: James Guest   Monstruos en el Closet, Ogros baja la cama By Gustavo Ott Directed by Jay Maria Padillo Review by Keith Waits Entire contents are copyright © 2014 Keith Waits. All rights reserved. Many years ago I watched a movie at the […]

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Performing Arts

Newsies Comes To Town

Posted  November 19, 2014  by  Keith Waits

The cast of the touring company of Newsies. Photo-Deen Van Meer   Newsies Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Jack Feldman Book by Harvey Fierstein, based on the film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli Directed by Jeff Calhoun Review by Kathi E. B. Ellis Entire contents copyright © 2014 […]

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Performing Arts

The Game Is Always The Same

Posted  November 18, 2014  by  Keith Waits

Victoria Reibel & Katrina Strange in The Maids. Photo-Savage Rose   The Maids By Jean Genet Adapted and directed by Tad Chitwood Review by Jane Mattingly Entire contents copyright © 2014 by Jane Mattingly. All rights reserved. The game is always the same for Solange and Claire, the two sisters that tend to a wealthy […]

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Visual Arts

Sounds & Rhythms of the Earth

Posted  November 17, 2014  by  Keith Waits

“Elders”, 2014.   Earth-Tones: Art Quilts by Penny Sisto Review by Keith Waits Entire contents copyright © 2014 by Keith Waits. All rights reserved. By most standards, the demands we make of artists are that they push, break down barriers, redefine the medium, and expand our understanding of the act of creativity.  The current generation […]

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