Review: ‘Hamilton’ exceeds high expectations

NEW YORK — When a show wins a Tony, a Grammy and a Pulitzer Prize, one can assume it must be pretty darn good. Normally, such praise lends itself to disappointment, but, amazingly, “Hamilton” is actually better than the hype! From the opening song where we meet our titular hero, to the final heartbreaking moments, Lin-Manuel … Continue reading Review: ‘Hamilton’ exceeds high expectations

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Review: ‘Naked Man Rising’

LOS ANGELES — There is something immensely satisfying about a good revenge fantasy well done. And “Naked Man Rising” is well done indeed. The writing is crisp and the play moves along at a deft pace. But the words are simply a vehicle for Kyle Durack’s powerful interpretation. The Canadian actor was born with spastic … Continue reading Review: ‘Naked Man Rising’