This touring production doesn’t make THE BOOK OF MORMON any more savage, but it knits Parker and Stone’s comic ideas together into a moving story more satisfying because it has a human core.
The LAFFERTY’S WAKE ensemble is quick and amiable in Susan Turlish’s gentle comic story,
Joe DiPietro’s thought-provoking piece is set in Woodrow Wilson’s second term, but it rekindles a period in the mid-20th century of sweeping biographical plays about historical figures.
Ozzie Jones’s production of this updated Langston Hughes play dazzles in just about every way a theater piece can.
John Guare’s play about race relations in early 19th century New Orleans is sprawling and convoluted under the best of circumstances.
Ken Ludwig brings four of the outstanding characters from Lend Me A Tenor from Cleveland to Paris for more rollicking escapades.
GYPSY is an often produced classic for good reason and is terrific as Mama Rose in the Media Theatre’s production.
Civilization is not easy to maintain. One knock and the lapse of a moment can set it off kilter.
A curiously performed version of Arthur Kopit’s unnecessary rearranging and cheapening of The Philadelphia Story.
Death, as experienced in director James Ijames’s comic yet movingly evocative production of Sarah Ruhl’s play, is a continuation of life.
Seeing a naturalistic play by one of the masters of the form, Arthur Miller, with a cast and set that are as realistic and as authentically moving as the text, is a rarity and a treat.