Fully Committed

Ethan Sandler in the San Francisco production We have this godawful new word in the language: reservationist. (It's certainly not in my Random House Unabridged.) The word emerged, one supposes, because it is only in recent years that the task of taking restaurant reservations has become its  ...

The Full Monty – Terence McNally/David Yazbek

The Full Monty (1997) VHS The Full Monty (1997) DVD David Yazbek: The Full Monty Composed by David Yazbek. For voice, piano and guitar chords. From the Broadway musical "The Full Monty". Format: piano/vocal/chords songbook. With vocal melody, piano accompaniment,  ...

Fosse

...Richard Maltby Jr., Chet Walker and Ann Reinking’s tribute to the late Bob Fosse is an evening of unmitigated pleasure for fans of Broadway dance. A company of more than 30 superb dancers recreate some of the choreographer’s best known routines in an evening which combines slickness of presentation with  ...

Forever Tango

Suggested reading: Tango: The Dance, the Song, the Story (1997), Simon Collier (Editor) Paper Tangos (1998), Julie M. Taylor Quickstart to Tango (1998), Jeff Allenan Tango and the Political Economy of Passion (1995), Marta E. Savigliano  ...

Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins was premiered at the American Music Theater Festival in 1994 and subsequently enjoyed a short run at New York's Playwright's Horizons in 1996 where it received the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical. It has since been produced in San Diego, Philadelphia and Chicago and has emerged  ...

The First Picture Show

Suggested reading: Bad Women: Regulating Sexuality in Early American Cinema (1995), Janet Staiger And the Mirror Cracked: Feminist Cinema and Film Theory (1998), Anneke Smelik Black Women Film and Video Artists (1998), Jacqueline Bobo (Editor) Echo and Narcissus: Women's Voices in Classical Hollywood Cinema (1991),  ...

The First 100 Years

With a nod to the French novelist, clown/comic actor Geoff Hoyle has written a "remembrance of things Proust" - Jack Proust, that is ("little or no relation to Marcel"),an aging comedian living in an abandoned theater. Essentially a solo performance, this is no vanity showcase, but a brilliantly conceived  ...

Fascinating Aida

Fascinating Aida are three women whose shows are part cabaret, part review. Their performances are unapologetically old fashioned in style yet utterly contemporary in content. They sing wickedly satirical songs, usually in immaculate three part harmonies, and combine glamour, earthiness and wit in equal proportions. The line up  ...

Fall – Bridget Carpenter

No doubt about it, Fall swings. Those caught up in the latest dance craze are going to love this little coming-of-age comedy. And, for you who have never cut a rug to the Lindy Hop or Shim Sham, it’s not too late to sign up for lessons. In  ...

Everett Beekin – Richard Greenberg

Everett Beekin is a strange play, not easy to classify, impossible to pin down. At first it seems to be a pleasant enough Jewish family comedy set in the late 1940s on New York's Lower East Side, with a few stock characters and some snappy dialogue and funny  ...