Tag Archives: Dennis Fox

Reviewed by George Basler The recipe for a good farce is a simple one: Put some outlandish characters in outlandish situations, and mix well. Pulling it off, though, is no simple task. Get any of the ingredients slightly wrong, and the soufflé crashes, and the pudding doesn’t set. Alan Ayckbourn’s 1979 farce, Taking Steps, which opened last weekend (Feb. 2-4) at the Cider Mill Stage in Endicott, is a case in point. The production, presented by the Clocktower Theater Company, has its share of chuckles and laughs. But, despite a...
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Reviewed by Nancy Oliveri The lights come up on the unmistakable digs of Sherlock Holmes’ London flat. A shabby chair, a horsehair chaise, a table with a carafe of claret and a game board set for a deadly game of chess set the scene for a deerstalking good show. Holmes (of course). Dr. John H. Watson, Inspector Lestrade and the voice of the great detective's long-suffering landlady, Mrs. Hudson (Paulina Johnson), are all here, with much of the action taking place at 221b Baker Street. Sherlock Holmes -- Knight’s...
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