Dr. Joy Browne Reviews

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The Seagull

The Seagull – Theater Review SYNOPSIS In The Seagull, a work that the author himself claimed contained ‘‘five tons of love,’’ is a play about a very human tendency to reject love that is freely given and seek it where …

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Irena’s Vow

Irena’s Vow – Theater Review SYNOPSIS Featuring a cast of ten and starring four time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh, Irena’s Vow is a riveting, life affirming story about one of the most courageous and unsung heroines of World War II. …

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The First Breeze of Summer

The First Breeze of Summer – Theater Review SYNOPSIS Directed by Kirk Browning The Negro Ensemble Company performs Leslie Lee’s drama about a middle-class black family. JOY’S REVIEW “I didn’t particularly like the play; but it has a terrific cast …

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Three Changes

Three Changes – Theater Review SYNOPSIS Nate and Laurel are a comfortably married, Upper West Side couple — until Nate’s wayward brother Hal arrives from Hollywood. What at first seems a casual visit, a chance to reconnect, is quickly revealed …

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Breakout – Theater Review SYNOPSIS A nonverbal dance comedy tells the tale of a night-in-the-life of a group of desperate prisoners whose nightmare existence changes beyond belief when an ancient and sacred text mysteriously drops into the prison. This mysterious …

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