Lost Love & Uncovered Secrets in New Drama: Stoop Time
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The last date listed for Stoop Time was Sunday August 10, 2014 / 3:00pm.
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Hank Williams: Lost Highway made such a splash last year at Greenhouse Theater Center that American Blues Theater's reviving it for 2014. Blues and Southern rock collide in this song-filled smash that follows legendary country singer-songwriter Hank Williams on his lonesome journey from backwoods Alabama to superstardom at the Grand Ole Opry. This unforgettable show, which was an off-Broadway hit nominated for three Outer Critics Circle Awards, features over 20 Williams hits, including "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry," "Move It on Over," "Jambalaya" and "Hey, Good Lookin'." Charting the rise and fall of the country music icon through song, Hank Williams: Lost Highway highlights Williams' undeniable musical talent and songwriting abilities, and explores the alcohol and drug problems that ultimately got the better of him. This remount of the popular production features a talented cast of performers who have performed on Broadway and beyond. Learn More
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Featured review from Goldstar MemberRed Velvet
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I really wanted to like this because it is trying to generate awareness for a real issue of horrible health care in poor countries. However, the author, who also was in the play, tried to bring in way too many other side stories without really concentrating on the issue that was obviously near and dear to her heart. Also, bothered by some really obvious errors such as the apparently same aged friend of the 19 year old be an associate provost of DePaul??? Although they said it was a true story, I think there was too much poetic license that detracted from the story. The lead character went back for years to this small Haitian town and couldn't find the child she had to leave behind?? Her lover was the only doctor, but she couldn't track down this child they both saved and loved?? Would have been so much more effective if they had focused the story of how so many children can be lost in the poverty and lack of health care than on two old friends drinking to excess constantly and one being jealous of the other's loves and commitments.
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The badness starts with the set design. In a play titled "Stoop Time", I would have expected to see at least a stoop. However, the two stairs that wrap around the stage and lead to a confusing house set don't really suggest anything of a stoop. It...continued