I saw a lot of old friends and acquaintances I hadn’t seen in quite some time last weekend. And as sometimes happens for people of a certain age, shades of sorrow and remembrance for those no longer here crept into the conversation. No matter how much we try to play whack-a-mole with the Reaper, he’s […]
By the time this year ends (it is gonna end, right?), Reader critics will, by my count, have reviewed 69 live theater and dance performances. That’s far less than in most years, but a veritable cornucopia after the onstage famine that began in March 2020. But just when we think it’s safe to go back […]
Marti Lyons takes over at Remy Bumppo, while Lorena Diaz and Wendy Mateo share the top job at Teatro Vista.
The new artistic director wants to take ‘amazing feats of storytelling’ into more diverse realms; Rick Bayless wants to give more money to local theaters.
Charles Dickens and Ike Holter are unlikely twin spirit guides in two online shows.
Remy Bumppo revisits Caryl Churchill’s 1982 play with a stellar ensemble.
Arts and Business Council heads to the south and west sides.
Break the hibernation habit with some hot choices onstage.
Douglas Post’s new adaptation for Remy Buppo resonates in our age of class unrest and digital disconnects.
It should be a trainwreck, but it’s not, just so long as you put your intellect on hold.
Remy Bumppo’s production asks little of its audience besides easy pity for an old man.
In an adaptation that puts Pip in India under the Raj, there’s no way for him to succeed without betraying his heritage.
Ten new reviews of notable stage shows, among them a musical based on Elmer Rice’s expressionist 1923 satire.
Remy Bumppo Theatre aces Tom Stoppard’s erudite play Travesties.
From “pointless” to “devastatingly beautiful”