If your partner met you today—instead of whoever you were on the first date—would they still fall in love? Peter Quilter’s queer 2016 dramedy makes literal an anxiety that looms over long-term couples, then dangles a sinister but merciful proposition: if you had a chance to walk away with a clean emotional slate, would you […]
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A solo show about the man behind Bull Moose stands alone.
Elaine Carlson delivers a biting title performance for Promethean Theatre.
A woman chemist helps wives dispatch their plutocratic husbands.
MPAACT’s campus drama pushes some hot buttons, but casts an ugly pall.
Political prisoners swallow their pride (and maybe some poison) in Rivendell’s world premiere.
A brutal homophobic assault tests the love between two women in Diana Son’s drama.
Call him “bone dry” if you must, but don’t call him “alt.”
Blank Theatre Company shows off some chops in this Rupert Holmes musical.
The unconventional family structures of 19th-century mining camps widen the lens for LGBTQ history.
Scott Bradley’s solo show for About Face creates an important document of queer life.
The songs are strong, but the story needs work in this new musical about depression.
Part hangout, part celebration, part theater of the mind, live podcast recordings are a performance medium all their own.
A ghost-town saloon sets the stage for this zombie-spaghetti western hybrid.