Chicago continues to resonate with an audiences even more than it did when it was introduced on Broadway in the 70s. This original City Lights production is no exception. It is a wonderful finish to an excellent season.
A film version, starring Richard Gere and Catherine Zeta-Jones, and directed by Rob Reiner, was released in 2002 and won six Academy Awards.
The playwright’s awkward tone is deliberate and may at times shock you, but this production manages to infuse it all with a rare energy and comic aplomb.
Why are sports writers and political pundits able to stir up active online debate whereas their counterparts in theater cannot?
Theaters with the largest growth in followers include SF Playhouse (23%) and Marin Theatre Company (53%).
Aphrodisiac is competently acted, with an outstanding performance by Amanda Folena as a sympathetic Monica Lewinsky.
It was clearly a special and memorable occasion for all concerned. This is the very definition of a must-see event and worth a trip to downtown San Jose.
On our radar: a large green, funny – and somewhat popular – Ogre, and a Pulitzer Prize winning comedy of a darker variety.
At first blush Reynolds does not strike one as quite the lothario type, but he evinces enough of an artist’s ego, passion, and an insouciant, Latin charm to win one over.
“The problem is all the symptoms of A.D.D. are symptoms of childhood.”