Tag Archive: BrandonGreen

Magic of ‘The Wiz’ is from from cast, designers

BOSTON – The flying monkey and the witches won’t actually fly. Tornadoes? Only those created by humans. Toto will be heard and not seen. No, the magic in “The Wiz” is theatrical magic,… Continue reading

Lyric’s ‘Mr. Burns’: Discomfort without the payoff

BOSTON – Just for the record, I’m a huge fan of “The Simpsons.” The animated comedy has skillfully skewered virtually every aspect of American culture for more than a quarter-century and earned an… Continue reading

‘An Octoroon’: A new take on mixed-race melodrama

BOSTON – An octoroon , by definition, is someone with one-eighth black blood, an amount that still made it illegal for the person to marry a white person in the South before the… Continue reading