AMERICAN ARTS

Vol. 22, No. 5,514 - The American Reporter - September 7, 2016

Opening Night
AMERICAN STAGE BRINGS KEROUAC BACK TO LIFE IN McELROY'S 'END OF THE ROAD'

by Joe Shea

End Of The Road

An Evening With Jack Kerouac), by Steve A. Rowell and David A. McElroy. Starring David McElroy. Directed by Marylyn McGinnis for Southern Theatre Productions at American Stage. American Stage is located at 163 3rd St. N., 2nd Floor, St. Petersburg, Fla.. The play runs through Oct. 24. Admission: "Pay What You Can." Street parking is free.}

Opening Night
IT'S NOT YOUR OLD MAN'S SODAM AND BEGORRAH

By T.S Kerrigan

"An Irish Girl's Journey." Written by Marian Tomas Griffin. Directed by Margaret O'Carroll. Starring Marian Tomas Griffin. Los Angeles. The Celtic Arts Centre, 4843 Laurel Canyon Blvd. Fri-Sat, 8 Running Time: 2 hours. $30. 818-784-3805. Through August 22. 2006.

His & Her Reviews
HIS REVIEW: 'AFTER THE FALL' IS FICTIONAL AUTOBIOGRAPHY

by Larry Bridwell

"After the Fall." Written by Arthur Miller. Directed by Michael Mayer. Starring Peter Krause, Carla Gugino, Jessica Hecht, Vivienne Benesch, Candy Buckley, Roxanna Hope, Kathleen McNenny Dan Zizkie, Mark Nelson, Jonathan Walker. Set by Richard Hoover. Costumes by Michael Krass. Lighting by Donald Holder. Sound by Dan Moses Schreier. New York: Roundabout Theater Company, 227 West 42nd Street. Tue-Sat 8, Sat & Sun 2. Running Time: 2 hrs. $46.25 - $86.25. 212-719- 1300. Through September 12, 2004. Web site: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org.


Archetypal sex goddess meets New York intellectual.
Photos: Joan Marcus

His & Her Reviews
HER REVIEW: 'AFTER THE FALL' A RANT AGAINST WOMEN

by Lucy Komisar

"After The Fall." Written by Arthur Miller. Directed by Michael Mayer. Starring Peter Krause, Carla Gugino, Jessica Hecht, Vivienne Benesch, Candy Buckley, Roxanna Hope, Kathleen McNenny Dan Zizkie, Mark Nelson, Jonathan Walker. Set by Richard Hoover. Costumes by Michael Krass. Lighting by Donald Holder. Sound by Dan Moses Schreier. New York: Roundabout Theatre Company, 227 West 42 Street. Tues-Sat 8, Wed, Sat & Sun 2. Running time: 2 hrs. $46.25-$86.25. 212-719-1300. Through Sept. 12, 2004. Web page at http://www.roundabouttheatre.org.


Miller's memoir of Marilyn is egregiously kvetchy.
Photos: Joan Marcus

'ECHOES OF THE WAR': WHEN PATRIOTISM MEANT GIVING UP SONS

by Lucy Komisar

"Echoes of the War." Written by J.M. Barrie. Directed by Eleanor Reissa. Starring Frances Sternhagen, Richard Easton, Mary Ellen Ashley, Anne-Marie Cusson, Aaron Krohn, Katherine McGrath, Pat Nesbit, Gareth Saxe, Jenny Strassberg. Sets by Vicki R. Davis. Costumes by Debra Stein. Lighting by Traci Klainer. Sound by Bruce Ellman. Tue-Thu 7, Fri-Sat 8, Sat-Sun 2. Through August 29, 2004. $45. 212-315-0231. Check the theater's Web page for more information .


Two plays about the home front by the author of "Peter Pan."
Photos: Richard Termine

'ASSASSINS:' STUNNING KALEIDOSCOPE OF HISTORY'S KILLERS

by Lucy Komisar

"Assassins." Book by John Weidman. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Directed by Joe Mantello. Musical staging by Jonathan Butterell. Musical direction by Paul Gemignani. Starring Becky Ann Baker, James Barbour, Mario Cantone, Michael Cerveris, Mary Catherine Garrison, Alexander Gemignani, Neil Patrick Harris, Marc Kudisch, Jeffrey Kuhn, Dennis O'Hare. Set by Robert Brill. Costumes by Susan Hilferty. Lighting by Jules Fisher and Peggy Eisenhower. Sound by Dan Moses Schreier. New York: Roundabout Theatre Company at Studio 54, 254 W. 54 St. Tue-Sat 8, Wed, Sat & Sun 2. $36.25-$91.25. 212-719-1300. Through July 18, 2004. Website: http://www.roundabouttheatre.org.


Why does the show reduce motivations to psychology and discount politics?
Photo: Joan Marcus

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