Christopher J. Bailey

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SEX WITH STRANGERS (PTC): Turn the page

Laura Eason’s play raises some interesting questions about love and art, but it is largely uninterested in exploring them.

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NUREYEV’S EYES (DTC): Painter and dancer onstage

Michael Mastro’s production invigorates David Rush’s play so effectively, you almost don’t notice that each of Rush’s scenes have the same paradigm and general outcome.

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NORA (DTC): A riveting production of a feminist classic

Ingmar Bergman’s 1981 stage adaptation of Ibsen’s A Doll’s House is pared-down, focused, and intense. By reducing Ibsen’s original lengthy script by nearly half, Bergman endows the 19th-century feminist milestone with a post-modern clarity and import.qD