Larry Kuperman's Articles In Entertainment
December 24, 2006 by Larry Kuperman
HBO's The Wire is, in my not-so-humble opinion, the best written and best performed adult drama on TV. Yet after 50 episodes it continues to fly below most people's radar. I love good drama and I love ensemble acting. The Wire is a hard-hitting urban drama, set in modern day Baltimore. It has adult themes, dealing with on-going police investigations of drug dealers and is as real as today's headlines. In a unique twist, The Wire shows the events from both sides, which provides a interesti...
April 24, 2004 by Larry Kuperman
I have just returned from a wonderful performance of "Testiclese," an original play by Nat Topping presented at the University of Michigan's Residential College (RC) theater. I fear that I won't be able to say enough good things about the play or tonight's performance, but I feel compelled to try. Nat Topping is a wonderful young man, a talented actor and playwright. He is a talent to watch, destined for greatness. The Fates themselves have woven his thread into the fabric of time...wait, tha...