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 […]
Othello is usually viewed as “Shakespeare’s Race Play” and somewhat rightfully so—after all, the Bard almost never wrote Black characters. In our society race overshadows everything, so much so that much discourse around Othello tends to obstinately revolve around whether or not the play is “racist”—as if an inanimate object were able to take offense […]
Sophocles’s tragedy could use some emotional veils in Court Theatre’s staging.
The men may kick and scream, but it’s the women who lead.
TimeLine Theatre unearths Juno, a short-lived Broadway musical based on a play by Sean O’Casey.