from moving the world with ‘The Pianist’ to crying over a piece of pizza

There are roles that mark a career. And even a life. There are characters that, if they are presented to an actor in the right place and at the right time, are a real gift. As it happened to Adrien Brody when Roman Polanski recruited him to play Polish Wladyslaw Szpilman on The pianist (2002), … Read more

Music and motion add to appeal of ‘Mystic Pizza,’ in its world premiere at Ogunquit

If you are looking for a hot slice of theatrical fun, you might want to head out to see the latest show at the Ogunquit Playhouse. “Mystic Pizza: A New Musical” is now serving up its specialty in the open-air Leary Pavilion adjacent to the historic theater building at the venerable summer haven. The world … Read more