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Entries by Fern Siegel from 05/2010

American History Revised -- 200 Startling Facts

| Posted 05.03.2010 | Books

Seymour Morris's new book is eye-opening and lively. It's a potent reminder that real history, not the tabloid fodder sprayed across the nightly news, is often made far from the limelight.

Stage Door: Everyday Rapture, The Forest, The Subject Was Roses

| Posted 05.06.2010 | New York

It's not every Mennonite girl from Kansas who is torn between two lovers: Jesus and Judy. Judy, of course, is Judy Garland. And the Mennonite girl is Sherie Rene Scott, star of Everyday Rapture.

Stage Door: Restoration, Phantom of the Opera

| Posted 05.20.2010 | New York

If you weren't in love with Michelangelo's David, before, you will be after Restoration, Claudia Shear's love letter to the world's most famous sculpture.

Stage Door: Banana Shpeel, Metal Children

| Posted 05.31.2010 | New York

Banana Shpeel, Cirque du Soliel's tribute to vaudeville, is big, brash, wild and wacky entertainment; in short, it's tops.