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Review: Seeking a Friend for the End of the World
Nearly 15 years after Don McKellar ended it all in Last Night (1998), the world endures, and so does the question: how will doomsday affect one's love life?
| June 22, 2012
Theatre By the Sea’s peppy Drowsy Chaperone
For a party in 1997, some friends tossed together a larky little spoof on musicals, and the eventual result was "A Musical Within a Comedy," as The Drowsy Chaperone likes to call itself.
| September 02, 2011
The Man in the Chair (Charles Abbott) is a man of a certain age who wears both a sweater vest and a cardigan, feels pangs of a "non-specific sadness," and harbors an abiding nostalgia for the musical theater of yesteryear.
MSMT's lively Drowsy Chaperone
| August 21, 2009
The Fernando Meirelles–directed film is, of necessity, less literary and philosophical.
An old-fashioned disaster-movie yarn
| October 01, 2008
Of the five Tony Awards that The Drowsy Chaperone swept up in 2006, Lisa Lambert’s co-win with Greg Morrison for Best Original Score was the real prize.
The songs are the draw in Drowsy Chaperone
| May 07, 2008
Perhaps only the team that triumphed with Ragtime would attempt a musical based on Sherley Anne Williams’s 1986 novel Dessa Rose .
Dessa Rose, Whizzin’, The Drowsy Chaperone
| April 29, 2008
On weekends, they become a two-person team of petty-bourgeois capitalists, sniffing out yard sales, looking for pop-culture items that they can spiff up and sell on the Web.
Love and politics
| April 02, 2008
As much as I adored The Sopranos , I have to wonder about the rush to anoint it the best television series ever.
Is Slings + Arrows better than The Sopranos?
| July 03, 2007
After a top-notch first two days, the Fifth Independent Film Festival of Boston weathers some ups and downs through the remainder of its schedule.
Plus Donkey Kong, the Super Amigos, and ‘the greatest film of all time’ at the IFFB
PHOENIX FILM STAFF
| April 29, 2007
Pedro, Borat, and a castrato
As usual, dedicated film critics were too occupied seeing four or five movies a day to note the swarm of A-list celebrities at the 31st Toronto International Film Festival.
The 31st Toronto International Film Festival
| September 20, 2006
'Drowsy Chaperone', Poking Musicals in the Funny Bone, Begins L.A. Run
The world of musical theatre has a new character to fall in love with.
| December 18, 2005
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