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Death of a Salesman, by Arthur Miller
5++
Tuesday, July 23, 2002
5.0
Vinnie Murphy's production of "Death of a Salesman" is one of the most beautiful nights of theater I have ever experienced. Tim McDonough's Willy is perfect, jumping back and forth between reality and the past. After seeing Mr. McDonough is several comic roles (Tartuff and Twelfth Night), it was a pleasure seeing him give such a raw and instense performance.

Janice Akers will break your heart as Linda. She never breaks down into hysterics--her Linda is in control and trying to save her husband. She is increadible to watch.

Daniel May and Brad Sherrill also give supurb performances as the boys.

Vinnie Murphy's direction is breathtaking. It has been a long time since I have been so swept away into a production.

Two Gentlemen of Verona, by WIlliam Shakespeare
A Fine Show That's Getting a Bad Rap
Tuesday, July 23, 2002
4.0
I saw the Sunday matinee of "Two Gents" and I really enjoyed it. Granted, the show is not perfect--Tim Ocel makes some bold choices and some of them work (the boy band addition to what could otherwise be a dreadful rendition of "Silvia") while others don't (I thought some of the music intervalls didn't work and I wasn't crazy about the costumes). That said, it's nice to see a director making bold choices in a theater community where that rarely happens.

I thought the cast did a great job. Brad Sherrill gave Proteus (a rather shallow character) depth and Daniel May was very strong as Valentine. Tommy Gomez's Launce got a ton of laughs and the dog who played Crab had the audience laughing. I was surprised at how many comic moments the actors found in the script.

I don't think this is the best production I have seen at GSF. But, it certainly isn't "middle school". I also saw the theater's Death of Salesman, and anyone who sees Janice Akers, Daniel May, Chris Kayser and Brad Sherrill in that play will appreciate how skilled a group of actors they really are. This group can do comedy and drama. Nothing "middle school" about that.

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