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2006 Stories by Brandon K. Thorp

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  • Avi Hoffman's My Daddy

    published December 28, 2006

    Avi Hoffman's New Vista Theatre is a theater company started by Avi Hoffman, and its very first production is A Funny Thing Happened on the Way... More >>

  • Dumb Can Work

    published December 21, 2006

    Praise be to everything holy, David Wiltse's Hatchetman has almost nothing to do with golf. I was really concerned about this before I saw... More >>

  • Howling Unspeakables

    published December 7, 2006

    When David Lindsay-Abaire's The Rabbit Hole opened on Broadway last winter, New York Times critic Ben Brantley advised... More >>

  • In the Brambles of Perversity

    published November 30, 2006

    Unidentified Human Remains & the True Nature of Love is not a play about breasts, but let's talk about breasts. In this play, you... More >>

  • Discrimination Sucks Out Loud

    published November 23, 2006

    I've got a friend with two mums, one of whom used to be an officer in the U.S. military. One drunken night in 1980, she had a passionate fling... More >>

  • Kitsch Me Not

    published November 16, 2006

    I wasn't looking forward to seeing Hunka Hunka Burnin' Love. On the surface, the Caldwell's decision to house the production seemed... More >>

  • And the Sea Took Us

    published November 9, 2006

    And the Sea Took Us. Marwella is a tiny fishing community on the southern coast of Sri Lanka, and there's nothing very special about it.... More >>

  • Tell Me Cuba

    published November 9, 2006

    Tell Me Cuba. The history of Cuba is a long, rolling orgy of cataclysmically bad luck and even worse judgment, and very seldom is that... More >>

  • Great Depression Without End

    published November 9, 2006

    Despite spending six years between the sheets with Marilyn Monroe, Arthur Miller was a gloomy guy. His works are famous and varied and very, very... More >>

  • Raw Goldblum

    published November 2, 2006

    These reviews are part of our continuing coverage of the Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival: Pittsburgh. Chris Bradley and... More >>

  • Night of the White Pants

    published November 2, 2006

    Night of the White Pants stars Tom Wilkinson as a depressed, bored millionaire in the middle of an ugly divorce. He's got a heart... More >>

  • A Passion for Dead Guys

    published November 2, 2006

    Michael Hollinger was a violist before he became a playwright. Apparently, he was very good — 22 years ago, Carnegie-Mellon felt compelled to... More >>

  • Learning on the Fly

    published October 26, 2006

    When it was first produced in 1988, Lee Blessing's Two Rooms received glowing reviews for its clear-headed treatment of terrorism.... More >>

  • Flannel Pajamas

    published October 19, 2006

    Flannel Pajamas. This one should have worked. It's a good movie. It doesn't hedge its bets, it doesn't insult anybody's... More >>

  • Of Pigs With Lipstick

    published October 19, 2006

    I bleed admiration for the brave men of the Public Theatre. Last week, performing a shabby little play called All the Great Books... More >>

  • Boca as Berlin

    published October 5, 2006

    Two young girls are in front of me in FAU's Studio One Theater. They might be college freshmen, maybe sophomores. They are laughing, gushing,... More >>

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