Lette (Dennis Bisto) assumes that since he’s the inventor of his company’s latest product, he’ll be the one to present it at the big upcoming corporate event. But then his […]
A wooden rowboat and plastic sheets lining two back walls are the only decorations for Sarah Tolan-Mee’s English-language adaptation of Heiner Müller’s 1982 cry-of-anguish riff on war, betrayal, and the […]
Nicole Wiesner directs Sławomir Mrożek’s loopy 1959 send-up of Eastern bloc life. All the put-upon Mr. Ohey—Dennis Bisto in a snarling standout turn—wants to do is read his newspaper. But […]
Michael Mejia directs Laura Ruohonen’s 2003 exploration of power, identity, and freedom in Trap Door Theatre’s return to in-person performance. Loosely based on Queen Christina, the 17th-century Swedish monarch who […]
Trap Door reimagines its aesthetic for film; Otherworld films a onetime live performance (sans audience).
JFK’s eldest sister pays the price for nonconformity in Trap Door’s production.
Karel Čapek’s rarely produced parable feels like a timely tragedy at Trap Door.
Trap Door’s production captures the narrative of no narrative in the Internet age.
Trap Door’s production of Ionesco’s absurdist farce works best when no one is talking.
Even if you’re on the five-year plan.
Its grotesque comedy is the perfect antidote to holiday cheer.
Bulgarian playwright Alexander Sekulov’s drama makes its American debut.
Trap Door Theatre’s revival of the Pirandello play is farcical, soapy, and profound.
There’s spycraft, treason, exile, and insolence—and it’s raucous, cheerful fun.
An Equity touring production of the Carole King musical and an evening of Latinx sketch comedy are among this week’s best bets.