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'New York's Yiddish Theater' Explores a Fractious Heritage of Melodrama and
An exhibit devoted to Sholem Aleichem's Tevye stories and to “Fiddler on the Roof,'' the musical they inspired. Jake Naughton for The New York Times. By JOSEPH BERGER.
Aurora: All My Demons Greeting Me As a Friend review – angsty melodrama
Also like Goulding, Aurora makes coldly bombastic pop, but she is more given to angsty melodrama. Her debut's dominant theme is that of violent submission, with Aurora variously looking for somebody to “conquer” her, kissing the ground beneath a love ...
'Underground' makes the most of historical melodrama
Melodrama is often considered a second-class citizen of the theatrical world, but some stories in human history seem to demand telling through exaggerated characters and big emotional moments.
'Underground' makes the most historical melodrama
The story of slavery in the United States is one we know best through melodrama, from Harriet Beecher Stowe's “Uncle Tom's Cabin,” through Alex Haley's “Roots” as a novel and television adaptation, and now, “Underground,” premiering on WGN America on ...
The Finest Hours review – apple-pie melodrama
but it's so chest-thumpingly earnest that it's hard not to get swept up in the apple-pie melodrama and sturdy effects work. Sweetly appealing – and Pine's rain-acting game is strong – it's a shame that the title tells you exactly how everything turns out.

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