Robert O’Hara

[nyc] SLAVE PLAY (Golden Theatre): Process this!

Jeremy O. Harris’ brilliant SLAVE PLAY is designed to shock, provoke, and trigger. It succeeds on all fronts.

Theater in Sketch: HIR (Simpatico)

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

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…

Wilma Theater Bootycandy review photo.

BOOTYCANDY (Wilma): Bringing genitalia to the stage

There is a certain brand of comedy that bases its entire aesthetic on the idea that genitalia, in and of itself, is hilarious. A lot of trashy movies from the…