Mother of the Maid – A Mother/Daughter Tale

Mothers and teenage daughters — relationships fraught with eye-rolling, sighing and lots of love. And in depicting Joan of Arc as a teenage girl trying to explain her path to her mother, Mother of the Maid takes a fresh take on the life of the saint and injects some humor into her legend. It doesn’t…

A Delicate Balance – teeters on the verge of collapse

Yet another revival, A Delicate Balance, has opened on Broadway. This Pulitzer Prize winning play, written by Edward Albee in 1967, is well-written but hasn’t aged well. Agnes, the “CEO” of the family is a career housewife and runs a tight household. She lives in a large, beautifully appointed home with her retired husband Tobias,…