Q Guide: Arts & Entertainment

Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010


‘Trip to Bountiful’ exudes Southern charm, humanity

In Horton Foote’s “The Trip to Bountiful,” playing now at the BroadHollow Theatre in Elmont, Carrie Watts, an elderly widow, has found herself in the unhappy place of many widows. Her husband being dead isn’t such a problem — she never loved him anyway — but now she has to live with her son Ludie and his shrewish wife, Jessie Mae, in a gloomy three room apartment in Houston. Comment.

Object lesson

Although it’s arguably one of Prince’s lesser known hits, the exhibit that opened Jan. 10 at the SculptureCenter in Long Island City, brings to mind, “Thieves in the Temple,” if no other reason than the resemblance to the exhibit’s name, “Leopards in the Temple.” Comment.

New Unity Stage Co. debuts with prejudice-themed play

Unity Stage Company, founded in the spring of 2009, opens the door for opportunities in theater, serving communities in western Queens. The 1922 play “Loyalties” by British writer John Galsworthy is the first professional production by the company. Comment.

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