Tag Archive: Reviews

Oct 15 2007

The Producers

Yesterday Ginny and I saw The Producers at the Marriott Lincolnshire theater. In a word: Fantastic! The singing was great, dancing incredible, acting wonderful. Guy Adkins was absolutely hilarious as Leo Bloom (played by Matthew Broderick in the movie). Oddly enough, we received a letter from the Marriott Theater indicating that some people might find …

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Jul 02 2006

Prairie Home Companion

Ginny and I saw “Prairie Home Companion” today … in a word: Yawn Don’t get me wrong … I enjoy the show on NPR (although I don’t go out of my way to listen to it), but this movie was just plain boring. Maybe I’m just not sophisticated enough for it … but I could …

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Nov 10 2005

Catchup

Oh boy … it’s been a while since I did a serious post here. Time to do some catch up. My blog feed is now handled through Feedburner. This will allow me to get some stats on my readership. I was quite surprised to see that there are 28 people reading my blog through various …

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Aug 22 2005

A Comedy Tonight!

We went to see “A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum” yesterday at Marriott Lincolnshire Theater. It was very good. Lots of energy, good singing, and dancing. The actor who played Pseudolus was hilarious. He played with the audience, mugged with the other players, and was generally fun to watch. I highly …

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Jul 29 2005

Half Blood Prince

I’m about halfway through ::amazon(“0439784549”, “Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince”):: and I must say it’s better than the last book. Much more readable and, at least in my opinion, on par with Ms. Rowling’s previous books. I recommend it. [tags]Harry Potter[/tags]

Jun 25 2005

Theater Hike

We went to see a “As you like it” performed by Theater Hikes at The Morton Arboretum today. I really wasn’t expecting much, considering the venue and price of the tickets, but I was pleasantly surprised. It was pretty good for a community theater production. Yes, it was hot… very hot. And humid. But there …

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Apr 30 2005

H2G2

We went to see Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy last night with Steve and his MENSA moving group. I never read the books … and when I watched it on PBS, I gave up quickly because the production values were so low (really bad props & special effects and pretty marginal acting, IMHO). The movie …

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Apr 03 2005

Swing!

We just saw Swing! at the Marriott Lincolnshire Theater. I highly recommend it … it’s quite enjoyable. No plot, but the dancing and singing are outstanding. It’s a wonderful revue. The band, which was as much a part of the show as the performers, was great also. I think my favorite part was in the …

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