Long before the term “meta” entered common parlance there was Arsenic and Old Lace, a 1939 play by Joseph Kesselring about how plays are ridiculous. It’s also a play about the difference between reality and appearance, embodied by the saintly Brewster sisters and their killer elderberry wine. Arsenic and Old Lace Through 10/2: Wed-Fri 7:30 […]
A wealthy Black family confronts secrets and internalized self-loathing in Lydia Diamond’s acerbic drama.
A white Canadian pop star and two Black hip-hop artists share a reality-TV crib.
In Lifeline Theatre’s adaptation, Tolstoy’s heroine gets ardor all wrong.
A revamped version of Leonard Bernstein’s operetta and a taut, intense two-hander are among this week’s best bets.