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Review: ‘Return to Spoon River’ at Theatre Row

Published in 1915, Edgar Lee Masters’ Spoon River Anthology – a collection of free-verse poems in which the deceased residents of a fictional rural town in Illinois recount episodes from their lives and impart the values of their society – provided the inspiration for the new musical homage Return to Spoon River by Martin Tackel […]

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Capital Fringe Review: ‘Bully’ by Leslie Weisman

Entering the theater, we are greeted, and just this side of visually and audibly—threateningly, or unintentionally?—assaulted, by the sight and sounds of a slim, intense young man doing athletic warm-ups. Hm. Is this the titular bully? He begins jumping rope, stops, and asks a man in the front row if he wouldn’t mind timing him, […]

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