Abigail’s Party – Mike Leigh

Tarted up in a pale-blue clinging wrap trimmed with white fur, the brilliant Beverly (Jennifer Jason Leigh) sashays across her living room holding a “pre-party” drink. It’s to help her loosen up before her guests arrive: “Y’know, to relaaax  ...

Celebration/The Room – Harold Pinter

Let the following remarks serve as an homage to Harold Pinter who has just won the Nobel Prize for Literature. Pinter has been prolific, by common consent a sign of genius. Not including television and film scripts and collaborations,  ...

Corteo – Cirque du Soleil

If our major airlines performed with the same precision and pizzazz as Cirque de Soleil, they might be making a lot more money and we would all be having a lot more fun. As it is, the only flying  ...

Horizon – Rinde Eckert

Rinde Eckert, author of And God Created Great Whales, is back on stage with his new theater work entitled Horizon. Like Great Whales, Horizon addresses the big questions of life through radical storytelling. Horizon centers on a theologian named  ...

Finn in the Underworld – Jordan Harrison

Twenty-five-year-old playwright Jordan Harrison was partially inspired to write his new play, Finn in the Underworld, by the movie The Haunting, based on Shirley Jackson’s novel, The Haunting of Hill House. The discomfort he creates for the audience is  ...