Ed Rampell: Calls is genre defying, sort of as if a Christian medieval morality play meets a whodunit meets proletarian drama meets a far out Outer Limits episode.
Ed Rampell: Unlike Lee Harvey Oswald – who the Warren Commission and other liars would hoodwink us into believing was the putative “lone gunman” who shot JFK – even if Booth was the ringleader, he was very much part of a conspiracy.
Ed Rampell: To revolt, or not to revolt, that is the question? the Hamlet-like Continental Congress argues. As such, along with plenty of singing and dancing, 1776 is – like a Shaw or Bertolt Brecht production – a play about ideas.
Ed Rampell: It’s common to refer to a flick as a good “date movie,” but Nate Rufus Edelman’s Desert Rats is a great “date play.”
Ed Rampell: Adapting the Brontës to the social media era is an inspired idea, and Brandli captures the artsy, antsy, angsty anguish that reportedly troubled the three sisters.