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Re: “There’s a great play to be written about bigotry in Evanston in the early 20th century

You're proving my point, Eleanor: The show is neither more nor less than an educational tool. If that's all you want from a work of art, then enjoy. By the way, I agree that Jelani Pitcher's work as Isaac/Adrian was an excellent part of a solid cast.

Posted by Tony Adler on 05/20/2018 at 11:20 AM

Re: “Raven Theatre can’t deliver on Suddenly Last Summer’s mythic, monstrous potential

One thing that's not in the review but should've been: Lighting designer Claire Chrzan did a great job, especially in creating the sense of a sultry late afternoon/early evening in the south.

Posted by Tony Adler on 05/17/2018 at 1:01 PM

Re: “Justin Hayford's apology for his Guess Who's Coming to Dinner review

Jenni Spinner: The arts editor is a woman.

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Posted by Tony Adler on 03/29/2018 at 4:34 PM

Re: “Emilie: La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight

A gyno-bio-drama is a biographical drama about a woman. Simple as that.

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Posted by Tony Adler on 06/20/2017 at 11:18 AM

Re: “White folks! Prepare to squirm!

Oops! Should be "to."

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Posted by Tony Adler on 06/14/2017 at 2:49 PM

Re: “The FOP’s new spokesman believes in a vast left-wing media conspiracy

Preib's collection The Wagon reviewed by the Reader's Jerome Ludwig here:…

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Posted by Tony Adler on 04/21/2017 at 1:20 PM

Re: “‘Tattoo’ leaves a permanent mark at the Field Museum

Thanks, Tal. BTW, the Holocaust-tattoo-as-solidarity concept figures in Joshua Harmon's play Bad Jews.

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Posted by Tony Adler on 11/17/2016 at 3:06 PM

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