New play in Bethlehem, 'Glengarry Gle...

New play in Bethlehem, 'Glengarry Glen Ross,' a timely tale of ...

There are 5 comments on the The Morning Call story from May 28, 2009, titled New play in Bethlehem, 'Glengarry Glen Ross,' a timely tale of .... In it, The Morning Call reports that:

Pennsylvania Playhouse is taking on a real challenge with ''Glengarry Glen Ross,'' David Mamet 's hard-hitting, profanity-laden play about four ruthless real estate agents who must fight to keep their jobs.

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Tommy Shepherd

Bethlehem, PA

#1 May 28, 2009
Glengarry Glen Ross=NEW?!?
Myra is an idiot!

Allentown, PA

#2 May 29, 2009
Tommy Shepherd wrote:
Glengarry Glen Ross=NEW?!?
Myra is an idiot!
Tommy, it is a new play to the area. A lehigh valley premire, if you will. I am sure that is what Myra meant and by your comment, I see you carry quite a grudge for Myra. Perhaps next time you will think before you write or speak.
Congrats to the Playhouse for this selection. It is bold, different and I wish everyone the best during the run. Pennsylvania Playhouse continues to provide the best theater entertainment in the valley. Well done.
Tommy Shepherd

Bethlehem, PA

#3 Jun 24, 2009
So, you have to interpret a journalist's meaning?
I thought it was a fine show, but I wouldn't say the PPH provides the best theatre entertainment in the valley.
Do you mean something other than what you wrote?

Allentown, PA

#4 Jun 24, 2009
Tommy, there is no way I will get into a p*ssing contest with you over who provides the best live theater in the valley. For me, compared to what I see at Munopco or Civic or even the colleges, I am more consistently entertained by the shows at Pennsylvania Playhouse. That is not to say that Pennsylvania Playhouse never puts up a dud. But that is me. The beauty of live theater is that it is different for everyone. One person's dud is another persons hit.
Tommy Shepherd

Center Valley, PA

#5 Jun 24, 2009
'The Possibilities' at Muhlenberg,'Metamorphoses' and 'Julius Caesar' at NCC,'Tommy' at Muhlenberg Summer Theatre and 'Death of a Salesman' at DeSales were better than any show I saw at PPH this past year.
Penn. Shakes. is doing an excellent '1776' right now; I would put mediocre work at PSF several levels above the best thing at PPH. Have you seen any of the work down there?
Speaking of mediocre.... Myra's writing is sub-standard; it's disjointed and sometimes inaccurate. She neglects to see some of the local theatre and clearly writes favorable reviews for directors she knows and theatres she doesn't want to offend. I begrudge ANY journalism that lacks integrity, accuracy, and objectivity.
Not a contest - sorry if you took offense; I appreciate your response and am looking for others that appreciate quality theatre.

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