A love story in which the course of love would run smooth if it weren’t for stubbornness, misunderstanding, and Irish pruderyView More OUTSIDE MULLINGAR (DTC): An Irish love story
This is difficult review to write since almost anything I’d say would be a spoiler. I can say this much: Go see it.View More OUR FEW AND EVIL DAYS (Inis Nua): Tantalizing ambiguity
Discomfort is the name of the game here, but to what purpose?View More REALLY (Theatre Exile): Camera obscura
It is our job as artists to create environments for people to see things differently. Pig Iron did that.
Sketches by Chuck Schultz.View More A PERIOD OF ANIMATE EXISTENCE (Pig Iron): Creating an environment for thought
There remains something compelling about ghost stories. Annie Baker’s JOHN demonstrates why: our past haunts just as well as any poltergeist.View More JOHN (Arden): Things that haunt
Using the endtimes as a backdrop, Andrew Bovell uses the drama within a family’s history as a parallel for the turbulence in humanity’s.View More WHEN THE RAIN STOPS FALLING (Wilma): How a hard rain’s a gonna fall
Two groundbreaking plays in the history of queer theater–Lillian Hellman’s THE CHILDREN’S HOUR and Mart Crowley’s THE BOYS IN THE BAND—will be presented in the format of staged readings over the next two weekends by Mauckingbird Theatre Company.View More Mauckingbird Presents Staged Readings of Two Gay Milestones
“You will be broken and put back together again,” as one theatregoer commented on Facebook.
Given the explosive nature of this extraordinary play, I thought it important to talk to the playwright directly.View More Freezing one’s laughter mid-stream: THE MOST SPECTACULARLY LAMENTABLE TRIAL OF MIZ MARTHA WASHINGTON by James Ijames
On Monday, May 12, 2014 (the day after Mother’s Day), upstart local Shakespeare company Revolution Shakespeare will present a staged reading of the Bard’s classic KING LEAR. The reading’s director, Samantha Bellomo tells Phindie what excites her about the decision to give the reading an all-female cast.View More Why present an all-female production of KING LEAR? Revolution Shakespeare’s director lays down a persuasive case ahead of their reading
Life doesn’t imitate art as much as combine with it as Baker’s play, and Matthew Decker’s production of it for Theatre Horizon, sneaks up on you and moves you.View More CIRCLE MIRROR TRANSFORMATION (Theatre Horizon): All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women…
The FIVE BEST Shakespeare plays according to Revolution Shakespeare artistic director Griffin Stanton-Ameisen.View More Revolution Shakespeare! The FIVE BEST Shakespeare plays according to artistic director Griffin Stanton-Ameisen
Gender roles play an essential part in much classic literature. How many complex pre-1900 plots would be instantly resolved if a woman could just marry…View More THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Mauckingbird): 60-second review