Lisa Kron

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FUN HOME (national tour at Forrest Theatre): A study in want

There was a perfection to the timing of FUN HOME’s arrival in Philadelphia: Another take on FUN HOME

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Theater in Sketch: HIR (Simpatico)

Simpatico Theatre Company’s production of HIR by Taylor Mac challenges audiences to reconsider preconceptions of gender identity

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FUN HOME (national tour at Forrest Theatre): Hiding who you are is likely to be tragic

FUN HOME is both a musical and a family drama; it’s also an activist declaration

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HIR (Simpatico): We are all everything

Author’s note: Taylor Mac uses “judy” as a gender pronoun. This review reflects Mac’s preference. Taylor Mac’s work is unwieldy and absurdist, challenging and unsettling. These elements often work to…

Sarah Schol (l.) and Emily Schuman. Photo by John Doges.

THE SECRETARIES (Quince): An erotic-hilarious farce—not suited for an embarrassed young man?

Warning: Don’t see this erotic-thriller-parody if you take life too seriously! Also: Don’t take life to seriously.