“Cry It Out” Shows New Motherhood in All of Its Rawness

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Review by Karen Topham, American Theatre Critics Association member. Photos by Michael Brosilow.     When you’re a new mom on maternity leave, it’s like The Walking Dead; you just gotta hook up with a crew to survive.    –comedian Ali Wong If Hillary Clinton’s three million vote plurality had been enough to propel her into […]

“Flies! The Musical” Is a Bright, Clever, and Fun-Filled Production

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Review by Karen Topham, American Theatre Critics Association member; photos by Paul Goyette. The word “fun” has rarely, if ever, been used in the same sentence as William Golding’s The Lord of the Flies. Neither has the word “funny.” Both, however, aptly apply to Flies! The Musical, an unauthorized parody of the award-winning novel now […]