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Entries by Fern Siegel from 11/2010

Stage Door: The Scottsboro Boys, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

| Posted 11.08.2010 | New York

By cleverly employing the minstrel format, The Scottsboro Boys charts a notorious miscarriage of justice in the Jim Crow South.

Stage Door: Personal Enemy, Lombardi

| Posted 11.11.2010 | New York

59E59 Theaters' Personal Enemy, set in the Red Scare of the 1950s, is a mess. It's an important subject, but the writing is stilted and the plot transitions awkward.

Stage Door: Jackie: Five-Oh!, Colin Quinn: Long Story Short

| Posted 11.20.2010 | New York

When it comes to comedy, Jackie Hoffman takes no prisoners. A versatile performer, she's comfortable in Broadway musicals -- The Addams Family, Xanadu...

Stage Door: Elling, Rosmersholm, and Momentum

| Posted 11.23.2010 | New York

What are the odds two Norwegian works would be on the boards? They've just upped, thanks to Elling and Rosmersholm. Make time to be dazzled.