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Adam R. Perlman

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Wonderful Town

The theater can take you beautiful places. It can carry you to the simple elegance of Grover’s Corners or the

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When Bestiality Turns Boring

Whenever my friends and I used to do comedic improv, it was understood when a scene was over—it was when

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Lithgow Delivers Sweet Performance

John Lithgow ’67 can’t sing. This, at first, might seem to be a problem for a man starring in a

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Everybody's Got the Right

Collecting music is not rare. Most people have a favorite band; they head over to Tower on the day the

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Everybody's Got The Right

The first column I published in this space was a retrospective of a summer’s theatrical experiences. With 2001 now in

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Mamet Swindle Fails to Entice in the Ex

When Shakespeare goes awry, the audience can find redemption in the language. Even bad Shakespeare retains value due to the

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With a Name Like Urinetown, It's Gotta Be Good

“Is this really the title?” That this phrase is on promotional materials and souvenirs means a person can only be

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'Saigon' Doesn't Go Far Enough in One Night

Of all the British mega-musicals that threatened to close on Broadway in recent years, the one that moved towards its

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Jay, Even Without Assistants, Dazzles

The power of theater lies in its ability to transport one from the everyday nature of life to a world

Harmony by the Blue, Purple, Yellow, Red Waters

The greatest complaint leveled against the greatest composer of musical theater is inaccessibility. Critics label Stephen Sondheim’s works as cold

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Everybody's Got the Right

In New York, the recovery is underway. Television shows broadcast from the city, including The Late Show with David Letterman,

Everybody's Got the Right

A Good Summer Going, Going, Gone... Everybody has a favorite moment—a combination of sight, sound, and sense that simultaneously summons

POSTCARD FROM WASHINGTON:The View From D.C.

By Adam R. Perlman WASHINGTON—It’s been a great summer. Best of my life. I’ve been to London, New York, Las

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Lost In the Woods

Late in the second act of Into the Woods, the Sondheim musical that is this season’s Mainstage, the lead character

Free Time
Columns

In Search of Lost Time

Photo Man
Ivy League

Beyond The Silver Screen

Larry, In His Element
Scrutiny

Professor Summers

Data Sculpture
Visual Arts

Painting by the Numbers: Data Visualization