Heads Up for the Week of Jan. 4 – 10, 2021 and beyond

by Lynn on January 3, 2021

in The Passionate Playgoer

Happy New Year.

I don’t think I’m too far off in saying we’ve come through the worst year in forever. And we are facing what can be the best year in forever because we will make it so.

Heads up for the Week of January 4-10, 2021.

Sat. Jan. 9, 2021 at 7:00 pm


Etta & Ella On The Upper West Side

The final play of the four-play series of plays of Adrienne Kennedy, and a world premiere at that. About two wrangling sisters. Adrienne Kennedy’s plays have been a wonderful revelation from one of the masters of American theatre,


Heads up for what’s coming up in the year. …

The pandemic has given us a lot to think about regarding the theatre, as we wait impatiently to get back in a theatre to see a live production.

I’ve certainly been thinking about all sorts of things: thoughts on those who will always find a way to make a difference; thoughts on starting times; thoughts on civility, safety; thoughts on the most maligned, insulted, disrespected, denigrated group in the theatre; thoughts on resilience and tenacity.

And after all that, I’ll be writing a ‘bit’ on reviews and critics and reviewers because that whole area of reviews seems to be such a mystery to so many. Why reviews matter, who writes them; who they are for etc. Fun times.

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1 Martha from RCM 1980s January 4, 2021 at 11:40 am

Hi, Lynn. Just stumbled across the wonderful Philomena Cunk on Shakespeare. Have you seen her? Martha formerly Dow now Cunningham through reverse metamorphosis. On youtube, bless their socks. Tubesocks. Nyuk.