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Oct. 23 Syracuse Stage: The Underpants

From left: Mark David Watson, Daniel Passer, Michael Brian Dunn and Marianna McClellan in the Syracuse Stage producrtion of Steve Martin's "The Underpants" (photo: Michael Davis)

Syracuse Stage pulls off Steve Martin’s ‘Underpants’

The comedian’s rapid-fire witticisms leave the audience little time to breathe before the next joke

By Michael O’Connor

The word “underpants” may suggest many things. It can be the boring utilitarian item that one wears every day, the washing of which is a pedestrian part of every relationship (so much so that hanging stockings and panties in the bathroom following laundering is often used in film and TV as a code for the loss of romance that comes with familiarity)…

Jan. 18 Syracuse Stage: Rent

Syracuse Stage’s ‘Rent’ a well-choreographed visual feast of the popular rock musical

Anthony Salatino’s choreography and stage directing finds a happy medium between professionals and SU Drama students in this patchwork of loosely connected plot-lines centering upon relationships

By David Feldman

The rock musical Rent teeter-totters on the brink…