You-review-it Monday: Matisse, Macheath and more

For me, the weekend included trips to the Matisse show at the Indianapolis Museum of Art (more on that in my upcoming column), a trek to Bloomington for the John Mellencamp/Stephen King musical "Ghost Brothers of Darkland Country" (reviewed here), and being a witness to Indianapolis Opera's unfortunate production of "Threepenny Opera" (more on that later).

I also finished a pair of theatrical biographies ("Will in the World" and "Eugene O'Neill: Beyond Mourning and Tragedy") and found time to watch the disarming "Mud," a low-key, effective film with a rich sense of character and place and solid performances all around.

What about you?

Did you go to the movies for "Gravity"? Visit either the Headless Horeseman at Conner Prairie or the unscripted improv version at Comedy Sportz? Did you go Oranje at the fairgrounds or catch one of the final performances of the IRT's outstanding "Crucible"?

What did you do on the A&E front this weekend? 

 

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