Mary Martello

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REVIEW: In The Humans, Things That Go Bump in the Night

What is the distance between Scranton, PA and Manhattan? Google Maps tells us it’s 123 miles (around 2 hours 15 minutes with light traffic). But […]

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THEATER REVIEW: Gypsy at the Arden—Here She Is, Boys!

Now that’s what I call a hit! Arden Theatre’s Gypsy was extended even before it opened, acknowledging that the combination of one of the greatest […]

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THEATER REVIEW: In The Importance of Being Earnest, Victorian Bark Without the Bite

How do you like your Earnest?  Many modern productions of Oscar Wilde’s beloved, still delectable comedy of manners have, interpretively speaking, gone to town. We’ve […]

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Q&A with Jen Childs, Mary Martello, and Monica Stephenson of The Carols

Since 1812 Productions began almost 20 years ago, the company mission has been comedy. Their holiday shows in particular are a beloved local tradition. Mostly […]

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THEATER REVIEW: Sex, Money, and Motherhood in Mrs. Warren’s Profession

I’m in love with Mary Martello. Why pretend otherwise? (My husband knows, by the way, and he’s fine with it.)  I mean, who wouldn’t be? As […]