Tag Archives: Matthew Buffalo
Tracy Jones Is Gentle Comedy of Lonely People Trying to Connect
Tracy Jones bowing at Island City Stage is a comedy masking lonely people trying to make connections they don’t have the skill to achieve. It’s a briskly-moving smile with quirky characters who may be nursing poignant secrets but who have no hesitation throwing food at each other like in a Three Stooges short.
A Musical Beauty ‘Pageant’ Like None You’ve Seen – Probably
The musical comedy Pageant at Island City Stage delivers a lush array of talented contestants in carefully coifed wigs and gowns — except they’re all men.
Buyer & Cellar: The Price Of Celebrity And Celebrity Worship
Jonathan Tolins’ satirical Buyer & Cellar provides a steady supply of giggles and guffaws in this tale about an actor hired by Barbra Streisand to staff in shops that she built in the basement of her estate’s barn in Malibu. But Island City Stage’s production, while certainly funny, lets us view Tolins’ more serious glimpses of just how different life is for celebrities cut off from the real world.