Matthew James Thomas

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Go See Pippin! Join Them!

    It's been said that a musical has to have at least three 'wow" moments to really grab an audience. Well, the Diane Paulus-directed revival of the 1972 musical Pippin has at least seven. The tale of a medieval lad searching for significance--dotted with both earnestness and shtick, like so many of co ... More >>

  • Theater

    April 24, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark -- 10 Tips If You Decide to Actually See the Show

    ​The Village Voice has had a thing or two to say (and draw) about Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark. (And, Spidey's press flacks have butchered some of what the Voice has said about him.) But we at Runnin' Scared hadn't actually seen it yet. And now that we've engaged in that rather expensive (bu ... More >>