Updated: Jul 22, 2019
Excerpt from Republican American:
[1. "EVITA'' by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice opened at ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) in Ridgefield. In my five-star review I wrote: "This is not like anything else that you've seen before. What's so different about this production? Directed by ACT's artistic director Daniel C. Levine, what was old is now new again. With the precision of a plastic surgeon, he transforms a former seven-time Tony Award-winning musical into a stunning more youthful, more Latin, and more relevant production. Oh, the difference once the old is gently pulled away and the new shines through fresh and young."
2. "MAMMA MIA!" by Catherine Johnson played at ACT in Ridgefield. It was their inaugural production and it was sensational. Here's what I said: "A full equity theater, this cast is truly as professional as they come. Directed by the theater's artistic director Daniel C. Levine, it's not surprising that this show is flawless. After all, Levine appeared on Broadway as well as in the Broadway National Tour of this show. He knows this musical inside out and it shows."]
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