How does it feel seeing your life pass before your eyes in a documentary?
Daphna (Molly Ephraim), an opinionated and quarrelsome Vassar senior, has embraced her Judaism to the extent that she plans to move to Israel after graduation, start a rabbinical program led by a female vegan rabbi and even join the Israeli army if she can get around the immigration obstacles.
Terrorists make the covers of newspapers while those who selflessly give comfort and support in times of crisis are usually relegated to the back pages.
The lesson of "Waterfall," the ersatz new musical at the Pasadena Playhouse, is that you can't judge a show by the resumes of the artists.
How can you not love a musical about a badly mistreated pint-sized prodigy whose passion for reading rescues her from the bullies and boors around her?
Broadway went big this year. Big box office, big attendance, big flops and big statements.
The world isn't a meritocracy, the prize doesn't always go to the most deserving and Vincent van Gogh isn't the only artist to have gone to his grave unheralded.
"Murder for Two," a musical whodunit performed cabaret-theater style by two indefatigable actors, is part tag team, part tug of war.