“Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally” at Odyssey Theatre

The title of Kevin Armento’s play, Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally, is a reference to the old mnemonic device that is meant to help students remember the order of mathematical operations in solving equations, which I am sure all of you readers will remember as PEMDAS: parentheses, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction. It should … Continue reading “Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally” at Odyssey Theatre

“Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” at Odyssey Theatre

It is beyond question that Jacques Brel was one of the greatest singer/song-writers of the Twentieth Century. Put him right next to Edith Piaf for passionate, dramatic performances in the French chanson tradition, with songs that echo in the mind and memory. He rose steadily from obscurity in the early 1950s to world-wide fame in … Continue reading “Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris” at Odyssey Theatre