‘Birthday Candles’ Review: Another Year, Another Cake, Another

Repetition can make the magic happen: if you repeat a word or a phrase enough, it gives new life, fresh meaning. Or repetition can strip the tongue until only empty rhythms and sounds remain. The words are so funny. Noah Haidle’s “Birthday Candles”, which opened on Broadway at the American Airlines Theater on Sunday night, …

Debra Messing Can Get Aged Easily In ‘Birthday Candles’. cooking it

During the pandemic quarantine, Messing caught the “Real Housewives” shows and tried out the ukulele. She also read the script of “Birthday Candles” she. Some parts came easily to him; identified with the passion and breadth of young Ernestine. The collapse of middle-aged Ernestine’s marriage, her experiences of loss – these also resonated. But what …