Minus 32 Million Words: Comedian Sue Costello's One-Woman Show
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Two of the hottest stars of musical theater have crafted a brilliant new adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Adapted by Steve Wargo, one of the writers of the underground sensation Triassic Parq, The Musical, with musical arrangements by Dianne Adams McDowell, a Tony-nominee and vocal arranger for the highly anticipated A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, this version of Dickens' classic tale features ensemble storytelling and a score of traditional Victorian carols and hymns. Kevin B. McGlynn, veteran of national and international tours of Forbidden Broadway, Kiss Me Kate and The Captain's Daughter, plays Ebenezer Scrooge in this remarkable production by the Anthem Theatre Company. Learn More
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Featured review from dee
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GO! GO! GO SEE IT!! fantastic..funny right on if you grew up in any hood in Boston....you will laugh your ass off ...but it will also make you think about things!! Sue Costello is full of great energy..I would see it again (with the friends I have already called and recommended it to!) I give it a 10 out of 10!!
Quotes & Highlights
- "Costello rivets the audience with a comic’s gift for delivery and wit and an actress’ skill with emotion." --The Patriot Ledger
- “Sue Costello’s charismatic performance is mesmerizing as you march with her through her teenage years on the Dorchester streets through her life in New York and Hollywood.” --Colin Quinn
- "As a performer, Costello is energetic and fearless ... Words is long and at times indulgent, but it’s powerful, thanks to Costello’s frank charisma and her ability to mingle humor with tragedy."--Boston Herald
Acclaimed comic, actor and writer Sue Costello tracks her life growing up in a chaotic home in Dorchester and how it led her to a desperate need for fame and money, and to the final realization that her past does not have to become her future. Alternately heartbreaking and hilarious, the show combines Costello’s street-smart Boston take-no-prisoners wit with her ability to bring an audience to tears.
Sue Costello co-created, produced, and starred in the self-titled sitcom “Costello”, for the Fox network. She has also appeared on “NYPD Blue”, “Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn”, and “Last Comic Standing”. Ms. Costello has appeared in “Southie” with Donnie Walhberg, and in “Once in the Life” with Laurence Fishburne. This year, Sue Costello will be appearing in the upcoming film “The Fighter”, starring Christian Bale, Amy Adams, and Mark Walhberg.