Eric A. Gordon: Filled with period music and the tuneful songs of Lalo Guerrero, Zoot Suit urgently demonstrates the clash between generations in a Chicano family, the rifts between communities in America, and the ways racism and bias can impact a society.
Eric A. Gordon: Only in the act of going through the motions of reconciliation do we see that each of these five people brings to the table a certain amount of dishonesty and disingenuousness, perhaps some of them subconscious up to this point.
Eric A. Gordon: If the theatres are now required to suddenly and drastically increase actor compensation, where will those funds come from? What will keep them from closing their doors?
Eric A. Gordon: Moonlight is a coming of age story that flows in gentle, episodic waves across time. Although the stage is rife with drugs and crime, harassment and extreme alienation, there are also moments of caring, tenderness, respect and love that must also be recalled.
Eric A. Gordon: Ove spends his days minding everybody else’s business and visiting his wife’s grave to bring flowers and unburden his troubled soul.