Quintessence Theatre Group explores the Shakespearean death throes of the Roman Republic.View More JULIUS CAESAR (Quintessence): Why must republics fall?
Good productions of Chekhov remind us of how vital his work still can be. Bad productions feed the narrative that his plays are dated, charmless, and inconsequential.View More UNCLE VANYA (Quintessence): Tedious boring people
As always with an Alexander Burns production, imagery is rife, props are creative, and jokes come as much from sight gags as from dialogue.View More THE THREE MUSKETEERS (Quintessence): Swordplay and horseplay combine in a breezy adaptation
Henrik Eger talks to director Rebecca Wright about her work and influences.View More Meta-morphing Kafka’s Gregor: Interview with director Rebecca Wright in THE METAMORPHOSIS, (Quintessence Theatre Group)
A sensational production of Franz Kafka’s story, utilizing sound, movement, color, and light to transport the audience into the eerie world of salesman-turned-cockroach Gregor Samsa .View More THE METAMORPHOSIS (Quintessence): Leave the bug spray at home
Whit MacLaughlin is going off the deep end with this one. Are you willing to jump in with him? New Paradise Laboratories’ handsomely crafted, meticulously acted, and totally weird production, is not easily accessible. Nothing much can be taken literally here, and the production doesn’t reward searching for specific meanings as it creates its own tilted world with its own skewed logic.View More THE ADULTS (New Paradise Laboratories): Fringe Review 20.2
Rhrough minimal, absurd dialogue and highly stylized, disjointed movement, the ensemble-devised work evokes the boredom and bad behavior of a privileged vacationing family of film artists and their guests.View More THE ADULTS (New Paradise Laboratories): Fringe Review 20
We’ve all met someone like her: the beautiful ex–prom queen with a cutting wit, overconfidence, and the forgivable tendency to say something hopelessly stupid and…View More Fun for a Night, Hell for a Life: Luna’s Toxically Humorous BACHELORETTE