There are many good comedies out there, but not many where the weight of tragedy crests and wanes beneath the laughter.
Quintessence Theatre’s production of WAITING FOR GODOT just closed. Henrik Eger spoke to the director about his background and his experiences directing Samuel Beckett’s classic.
A jubilant mix of beautiful music and songs, dancing, magic, social politics… and elocution
THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO THOMAS JEFFERSON, CHARLES DICKENS & COUNT LEO TOLSTOY: DISCORD (Lantern Theater Company): Locked in limbo with literati
The Lantern team transforms an essentially all-talk playscript into an engaging, living piece of theater.
Quintessence Theatre brings to life a beautifully staged, truly epic production of Bertolt Brecht’s MOTHER COURAGE AND HER CHILDREN, as brilliantly directed by Alexander Burns.
A remarkably original and gloriously entertaining version of the Marlowe play.
What could be so funny in a play written nearly 500 years ago? There is something for everyone to either laugh or balk at in this bawdy production of a play by Machiavelli.
In the eyes of director Alexander Burns this doomed romance never stood a chance.
As always with an Alexander Burns production, imagery is rife, props are creative, and jokes come as much from sight gags as from dialogue.