Review: ‘The Children’ on Broadway

On Broadway: Some notes on the play ‘The Children’

On Broadway

This is cool. My words have made it to the bright shining lights of Broadway. My former Times Union colleague Steve Barnes (thanks, Steve!) sent me a photo from outside the Lyric Theater, where a revival of the classic show “On the Town” has just opened in previews. The photo shows a poster that quotesContinue reading “On Broadway”

Moss Hart, Act One and the persistence of You Can’t Take It With You

“Act One” officially opens at Lincoln Center later this week, but this weekend I saw a preview showing of it. It’s good. Not great — the story of the life of Moss Hart, the playwright who grew up poor in the Bronx and had only a eighth-grade education (he had to go to work) butContinue reading “Moss Hart, Act One and the persistence of You Can’t Take It With You”