Sarah Ruhl examines old-fashioned female “hysteria” and newfangled treatments.
Sarah Ruhl’s contemporary farce crosses the line from self-awareness to self-parody.
The Comrades’ production of Sarah Ruhl’s play strikes a balance between ordinary and uncanny.
A cartoon-inspired staging of the Bard and a creole update of Medea are among this week’s best bets.
“The greatest book musical of all time” and a Woyzeck for the jazz age are among this week’s best bets.
A drama based on the Jena Six and an unclassifiable show at the Neo-Futurarium are among this week’s best bets.
A League of One’s Own for Depression-era women’s basketball and a musical based on the Australian cult classic are among this week’s best bets.
Pigpen Theatre Company’s musical fable The Old Man and the Old Moon drowns in charm.
A chat with the Poetry Foundation’s new president, Robert Polito
The company also looks for resident companies to share its space.
Theater Oobleck revives There Is a Happiness That Morning Is at Victory Gardens Theater
Seth Bockley directs Philip Dawkins’s Failure: A Love Story at Victory Gardens Theater
In Kurt Vonnegut’s delightful 1961 short story “Who Am I This Time?,” a shy, bumbling small-town clerk named Harry Nash transforms into an electrifying lothario whenever he’s onstage at the community theater. Helene plays Stella to his Stanley and falls madly in love with him, but realizes that their onstage passion can be sustained offstage […]
Sarah Ruhl adapts Orlando.
A lesser effort by the Pulitzer-nominated playwright at Piven