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1994 Stories by Marshall W. Mason

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  • DRECK THE HALLS

    published December 15, 1994

    Since I played Scrooge in the eighth grade, I have avoided all Christmas plays as a matter of principle. But this year, as a result of... More >>

  • THE WILDER, WILDER WORST

    published December 8, 1994

    "There is so much bad in the best of us, and so much good in the worst, that it doesn't seem right to criticize." Thornton Wilder thus... More >>

  • THE LION KING

    published November 24, 1994

    "Family values" have been ballyhooed by politicians so mindlessly that it may come as a shock to take a good, hard look at a nuclear... More >>

  • BACKSTAGE GAS

    published November 3, 1994

    What's funny? High-density theories on the nature of humor have clogged the arteries of many a fathead. Henri Bergson thought humor resulted when... More >>

  • POSTCARD FROM THE EDGE

    published October 27, 1994

    The theatre as an art form seems to be receding from relevance to our lives. With the exception of Tony Kushner's epic Angels in... More >>

  • TWIN, PACE AND SHOW

    published October 20, 1994

    Presumed by many to be Shakespeare's first play, The Comedy of Errors is a terrible comedy. Based on an ancient Roman farce written by... More >>

  • SIS AND VINEGAR

    published October 20, 1994

    An injudicious case of grand larceny is taking place at Dial Corporate Center's Playhouse on the Park in downtown Phoenix. It might be... More >>

  • STACKING THE DECADENT

    published September 29, 1994

    Stacking the Decadent The Academy Award-winning movie Cabaret is available at your local video store (even supermarket), with career-defining... More >>

  • PRAYER BOOK

    published September 29, 1994

    If overheated histrionics is your bag, Dingo Troupe's production of A Prayer for My Daughter delivers a fix to satisfy the most... More >>

  • REVOLTING DEVELOPMENT

    published September 22, 1994

    Mutilated human corpses pile up in Port-au-Prince, severed body parts strew the roads of Rwanda, blood flows in Bosnia to cleanse... More >>

  • MASQUER PIECE THEATRE

    published September 15, 1994

    The Phantom of the Opera is not just a musical. It is an industry. Written by the richest man in the theatre, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and... More >>

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