“A Gulag Mouse” at Sacred Fools Theater Company

After the Second World War, five women in a grim, Soviet gulag sentenced to years of toil and hunger, struggle to survive the bleak winters, while suffering the humiliating attention of the guards. Arthur M. Jolly’s A Gulag Mouse, now in production at Sacred Fools Theater Company, is no voyeuristic, sexist, women-in-chains titillation. No, rather, … Continue reading “A Gulag Mouse” at Sacred Fools Theater Company

“Past Time” at Sacred Fools Theatre Company

Like the finally honed comic classic of Abbott and Costello’s “Who’s On First,” the opening scene of Padraic Duffy’s new comedy, Past Time, now premiering at Sacred Fools Theatre Company, the niggling, bickering repartee of Leon Russom and French Stewart as long time friends James and Lou, is a giggling, guffaw-inducing splash of funny. The … Continue reading “Past Time” at Sacred Fools Theatre Company

“Miravel, or The Promise of Alphonso Bloch” at Sacred Fools Theater Company

It’s an audacious undertaking, this thorny jazz musical; a love story wrapped up in a conundrum. “Miravel, or The Promise of Alphonso Bloch” – written by Jake Broder, with music and lyrics by Jake Broder, starring Jake Broder and featuring the amazing Jake Broder at the piano – draws a cue from Rostand’s “Cyrano” and … Continue reading “Miravel, or The Promise of Alphonso Bloch” at Sacred Fools Theater Company