Daily Archives: April 1, 2011


I stayed home over my spring break catching up on various things including theater.  Here’s what I saw and what I thought:

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying
I went shortly before my break and liked it a great deal.  I was glad to see that some reviewers felt as I did (although some did not). For those interested, here’s a video that gives a good sense of it.

Peter and the Starcatcher
Thanks to my sister who noticed that this was going to be in New York. I’d read about the production ages ago and so went ahead and snagged a ticket. I’m glad I did because I agree with this NYTimes rave review — it is delightful. Here’s a taste:

I fell in love with this Tom Stoppard play many years ago when I saw its original American production. I was edgy about how it would hold up and am happy to say it worked for me, still. The ending had me as moved as ever.


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