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Doing the right thing

There are plenty of stories that harken back to a Golden Age, but Harper Lee's 1960 novel To Kill a Mockingbird was different.
2nd Story’s inspiring To Kill a Mockingbird
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 27, 2009
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Home unsweet home

European existentialist philosophers grandly designated fear and trembling — and subsets — as the default state of the human condition.
2nd Story's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 18, 2009
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O funny night

When not seen as a theological argument, the story of Christmas can be taken as a humanistic encouragement of peace on Earth and goodwill to humanity.
Away in a manger with 2nd Story
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 27, 2007

The ’06 Guild Follies: Queen Elizabeth rules

Yes, it’s time to read about the Providence Newspaper Guild Follies, the biggest Vo Dilun cocktail party of the year, which, naturally, is held in Massachusetts.
In singing star turn, Pina wins rare standing O
By PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  February 28, 2007
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A boy’s life

Adaptations of the character-packed novels of Charles Dickens should be all the rage in post-MTV theater.
A dizzying run through David Copperfield
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 21, 2006
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Short ’n’ sweet

2nd Story Theatre has kicked off its Short Attention Span Theatre with Wave : seven short plays, no waiting; all but one a comedy, so not much time to rest your grin.
2nd Story’s Wave 1 is a winner
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 11, 2006


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Not aht

What a pity that Samuel Beckett’s plays aren’t more widely appreciated.
2nd Story’s Godot is free of pretentiousness
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 30, 2006
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Auntie dearest

America has always been in love with colorful, charismatic, high-powered women — it’s just been reluctant to vote them into higher office.
2nd Story’s zesty take on Mame  
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 18, 2006