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2000 Stories by Max Sparber

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  • The Year in Theater

    published December 13, 2000

    The best and worst of 150 nights spent in a dark room, plus: dramatic hypotheses, and thespians speak out. More >>

  • Lost in America

    published December 6, 2000

    The Margolis Brown Company's tragicomic search for the self takes them to the distant shores of suburbia. More >>

  • Give My Regrets to Broadway

    published November 29, 2000

    Forbidden Broadway tries to blacken the Great White Way; Absurd Person Singular follows love's spiral toward sadism. More >>

  • Estrangers in the Night

    published November 22, 2000

    Pavilion sends a former couple to their high school reunion; The Big Hoover breaches the dam of failed romances. More >>

  • The Mission

    published November 15, 2000

    Gremlin Theatre stays true to The London Cuckolds; Mixed Blood arranges lives in Cut Flowers. More >>

  • The Adventures of Kira Obolensky

    published November 8, 2000

    The author of the Adventures of Herculina may have stumbled upon her career, but the results are anything but awkward. More >>

  • Punch Drunk

    published November 8, 2000

    Galumph turns politicians into puppets; Minnesota Musical Theater turns brain surgery into a song-and-dance routine. More >>

  • Found in Translation

    published November 1, 2000

    Tom Stoppard scripts a love song to classical literature; Gwendolyn Schwinke revisits Sodom. More >>

  • The Moral of the Story

    published October 25, 2000

    Stop Kiss preaches against intolerance; Dark of the Moon preaches against preachers. More >>

  • To Split the Ears of the Groundlings

    published October 25, 2000

    Customary suits of solemn black: Periférico de Objetos' Hamletmachine More >>

  • White Lines

    published October 18, 2000

    Playwright Djola Branner blows the roof off dramatic conventions with The House that Crack Built. More >>

  • Ocean of Words

    published October 18, 2000

    Penumbra's new court drama unleashes a flood of accusations; the Guthrie's Anouilh adaptation recasts an imperfect romance. More >>

  • The Dreamer Wakes

    published October 11, 2000

    Hidden Theatre prances through painful memories and regrets; the Ordway sings to fraternal forgiveness. More >>

  • Send in the Clowns

    published September 27, 2000

    The Great Americ'n Play satirizes huge corporations and hand puppets; The Insatiate Countess gives a nymphomaniac a second chance. More >>

  • Disembodied Voice

    published September 20, 2000

    Samuel Beckett's Happy Days returns to the Jungle Theater. More >>

  • The Impossible Dream

    published September 13, 2000

    Don Quixote de la Minny places Cervantes's dreamer in the North Country; A Coupla White Chicks Sitting Around Talking lives up to... More >>

  • As Seen on No TV

    published September 6, 2000

    Idiot Box channel their twitchy comedy into a live stage show. More >>

  • Rhymes with Witch

    published August 30, 2000

    Laila Robins turns the Guthrie's Hedda Gabler into a character study of social sadism. More >>

  • Babes in Arms

    published August 23, 2000

    Leslye Orr describes the tyranny of tots; Cirque du Soleil cavorts under the big top. More >>

  • Everything Is Permitted

    published August 16, 2000

    Where to go to make an electronic drum out of your pickup truck--and other secrets of alternative art venues. More >>

  • Three's Company

    published August 16, 2000

    Randy spouse-swappers fill The Crowded Bed; a hemophiliac learns to love in Shivaree. More >>

  • Staging a Revolution

    published August 9, 2000

    Bedlam Theater finds a friend in controlled chaos; the Praxis Group mounts an eight-hour Hamletmachine. More >>

  • Show of Force

    published July 26, 2000

    In the campaign to bolster troop morale, the military deploys a tactical weapon: The songs of Saturday Night Fever. More >>

  • Time Warp

    published July 19, 2000

    The Guthrie stages a giddy Twelfth Night in the Roaring 1600s; Theater and Performance Co. creates a spectacle of surprise. More >>

  • Theater of Cruelty

    published July 12, 2000

    True West brutalizes its actors; Impossible Marriage lightly lashes its audience More >>

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