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2001 Stories by Sally Cragin

Archives: 2001 | 2000 | 1999
  • Dropping the Curtain

    published March 7, 2001

    Before I moved here from Massachusetts, I had no idea St. Louis enjoyed such a wide range of theater. Gay theater, black theater, dance theater,... More >>

  • Wake Up Call

    published February 28, 2001

    Writer/actor Eric Bogosian begins his solo performance Wake Up and Smell the Coffee with an impassioned, breathless, hysterically... More >>

  • Left in the Dust

    published February 21, 2001

    One missed opportunity in Historyonics Theatre Company's clumsy Dust Tracks: Zora Neale Hurston's Stories (or Back to Walking on Flypaper)... More >>

  • Color Bind

    published February 14, 2001

    Derisive views of academia have been a staple of the stage ever since Aristophane's The Clouds. In this century, dramatized teachers have... More >>

  • Orchestral Maneuvers

    published February 7, 2001

    For Maj. Steve Arnold, recently arrived in postwar Germany, prosecuting Nazi sympathizers, collaborators and full-on finks isn't just a job. The... More >>

  • Tubal Ligation

    published January 31, 2001

    Gareth Armstrong's Shylock may be billed as a one-man show, but his stage is densely populated. From The Merchant of Venice alone,... More >>

  • Wandering Jew

    published January 24, 2001

    In The Merchant of Venice, "the quality of mercy is not strained -- it droppeth like the gentle rain from heaven upon the place beneath."... More >>

  • Leaping Wizards

    published January 24, 2001

    Embraces, sucker punches, grands jetés and finger-walking on a tabletop -- Minneapolis-based Shapiro & Smith Dance draw from a... More >>

  • Company of Men

    published January 17, 2001

    In Joe Hanrahan's new Love Match, modern urban guys Brian, Scott, Rick and Eddie would do anything to dodge commitment and intimacy.... More >>

  • Arms and the Ham

    published January 10, 2001

    A century ago, George Bernard Shaw's "problem plays" shattered middle-class complacency like a thunderbolt. No subject was off-limits as the great... More >>

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