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Review: 2nd Story's thought-provoking Nuts
To better convey the look and feel of the sanity hearing portrayed, the production is being staged in the courtroom setting of the historic Bristol Statehouse. It's being directed with agility by Mark Peckham.
| June 24, 2011
Review: 2nd Story's Beck Shaw is engaging
It's fascinating to watch what people put themselves through to insulate themselves from what they put themselves through through other people. Got that?
| February 04, 2011
Review: 2nd Story's spirited School For Wives
With increasing delight, we knew what was ahead for us when Tom Roberts, in whiteface and rosy cheeks, gave the 2nd Story Theatre audience their customary instructions in verse: "If at intermission you phone, text or tweet/ please turn it off when you
The mating game
| November 26, 2010
Hot and bothered
Shout “Fire!” in a crowded theater and you get one response. Shout “Die Hose!” (women’s undies) in a German theater back in 1911 and you got another kind of uproar.
2nd Story’s hilarious Underpants
| May 14, 2010
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
| March 18, 2009
The circle game
It’s a very funny reminder that laughter can make such absurdity almost worthwhile.
Befuddlement rules in Fuddy Meers
| May 20, 2008
Theatergoers just like to have fun. If you agree with that statement, or at least don’t sputter, you might enjoy 2nd Story Theater’s take on Charles Busch’s Red Scare on Sunset .
2nd Story’s Sunset scares up some laughs
| February 12, 2008
If the foibles and failings of presidential politics drive you crazy every election cycle, you may not be able to take the latest offering from 2nd Story Theatre.
2nd Story’s enjoyable State of the Union
| August 21, 2007
Forced farce is worse than no farce at all, even when you need some badly.
2nd Story’s madcap Flea In Her Ear
| February 13, 2007
Slices of strife
Once more, with feeling.
2nd Story’s Short Attention 2 is a winner
| August 02, 2006
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
| July 11, 2006
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
| January 18, 2006
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