Noah Haidle’s play got absolutely savaged in New York, with the critics’ main objection being that the story of a family over time had already been told in Thornton Wilder’s Our Town and The Long Christmas Dinner. Apparently they’d never heard that there are only seven plots in the world. In any case, I could […]
We See You W.A.T. and Honk for Justice focus on anti-racism; Greenhouse and Random Acts of Theater dip into live performance again.
Sugarplums, sparkle, and a stellar cast can’t quite overcome a treacly script.
A festival of ten-minute plays and an interactive kids’ show are among this week’s best bets.
A musical for Parrotheads and a comedy revue from GayCo are among this week’s best bets.
A world premiere at Gift Theatre and a play about abortion are among this week’s notable plays.
The Gift Theatre and Michael Patrick Thornton use disability to illuminate the Bard’s sociopathic conniver.
Northlight Theatre’s Shining Lives: A Musical is a missed opportunity to depict real drama.
Lookingglass Theatre’s In the Garden has impressive acting and a terrific staging and that’s it.
The sympathy ratios are off in Jessica Thebus’s staging of Tracey Scott Wilson’s Buzzer at Goodman.
The Tempest is reimagined in The Feast
Sarah Ruhl adapts Orlando.
A lesser effort by the Pulitzer-nominated playwright at Piven