You-review-it Monday: Weegee etc.

Yes, it rained. But there was still plenty to do indoors.

April 26, 2010
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Last week, I visited the new show devoted to famed photographer Weegee at the Indianapolis Museum of Art and caught the national tour of "A Chorus Line" at Clowes Hall. Thoughts on both can be found here.

What about you? Did you give a listen to cutting edge performers at the Intermedia Festival at the Central Library? Attend the Christamore House Book & Author Luncheon? Get tired of waiting for summer films and see one of the Spring offerings at your nearest multiplex?

Your thoughts?

  • A Chorus Line
    The tour of the revival of A Chorus Line is so misguided. Very, very disappointed.
  • A Chorus Line
    The first time I saw A Chorus Line was in the 1st grade. I was studying ballet and gymnastics, aspiring to be a dancer. The neighborhood busybody accused my mom of being a terrible parent for taking me to see a show with "those words" in it.

    Over the years, I've seen the show several times and have enjoyed revisiting old friends. However, this cast really didn't seem to make the characters come alive. In particular, Nick Venditti's portrayal of Paul was forced and lifeless. The tears, the fall, were all phony and unbelievable. Comparatively, Daniel Cruz's performance of Paul in Seattle 5th Avenue Theatre's production brought tears to our eyes and my mom found herself worrying about Paul/Daniel on the way home as if he the character was real.

    My advice to the performers of this tour is to take some advice from Mr. Carp and try to FEEL it.
  • Theatre: Victorian-style
    I attended the President Benjamin Harrison Home's Victorian Theatre...what a welcome break from the norm. You actually experience a trilogy of one-act mystery classics presented salon-style in the historic rooms where Indiana's only president and his family lived. It was a sold-out show, and affordable tickets...
  • what I did?
    It didn't rain all weekend. I did the SPICE Challenge on Saturday! the canapy zipline tour, an excellent way to expand who you thought you are/were....!!
  • Dancing, Zipline, Dancing
    Friday night I went swing dancing down in Fountain Square. Saturday I facilitated at the Spice Challenge Zipline Canopy Tour and closed the night out by winning a limbo competition and dancing.

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