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With a sharp-edged slice through ‘Company,’ Writers reaffirms the promise of its new home

Jul 31, 2016 – 11:26 am
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Review: It has been only a half-season inauguration, this first series of plays in Writers Theatre’s splendid new building, but the finale, a sly and penetrating account of Stephen Sondheim’s musical “Company,” exemplifies how the main stage offers visitors an intimate, indeed an ideal, theatrical experience. ★★★★

Agony and ecstasy of jazz icon Billie Holiday all in night’s work for ‘Lady Day’ star Rogers

Feb 3, 2013 – 6:53 pm
Porchlight's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grille stars Alexis J. Rogers - photo by Kelsey Jorissen

Preview: Singer-actress Alexis Rogers thinks of herself as cut from the same cloth as the great jazz vocalist Billie Holiday – a spunky, lively, laughing spirit, and someone who doesn’t mince words. That’s the briefly resurgent Billie Holiday, heroin-addicted and near the end of her life, embodied by Rogers in Lanie Robertson’s musical bio-drama “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill” for Porchlight Music Theatre.