Tag Archives: Christopher Ashley
Uplifting Come From Away Is Season’s Don’t Miss Highlight
Even writing about it the next day, the warmth still glows. In this time, to quote a lyric from another show, “of cold and darkness, in this terrifying night,” the affirmation of basic human decency engendered by the national tour of Come From Away stays comfortably nestled inside, nurturing hope for the future.
Florida Report From New York: Leap Of Faith & Raul Esparza
The terrific 1992 film that this musical Leap of Faith is based on contains a roof-raising gospel number with the lyric: “Are you ready for a miracle?” That’s exactly what’s needed with this tale of a con man (played by Raul Esparza) and his crew traveling the drought-stricken Midwest posing as evangelistic faith healers, ripping off indigent folks desperately looking for hope during tent revivals.