Burn This – Lanford Wilson

It's Lanford Wilson's turn to be rediscovered. Like his great precursors, Tennessee Williams and Arthur Miller, his dramatic reputation rests on a substantial body of early work followed by a long period of diminished and unheralded productivity. Wilson was  ...

House of Blue Leaves – John Guare

A circus always is fun and John Guare’s The House of Blue Leaves, newly opened at Berkeley Rep, is a three-ring lollapalooza. You’ve got your hero, Artie (Jarion Monroe), a wannabe songwriter who feeds the animals at the zoo  ...

Betrayal – Harold Pinter

An extramarital affair.Almost a cliche, yet to the people having the affair it can become the center of the universe.At least at the beginning. In Betrayal, playwright Harold Pinter works backwards.The first two scenes are in the present.Scene one,  ...

Communicating Doors – Alan Ayckbourn

If summer is a time for light amusement (and that seems to be the theory under which Hollywood studios and book review sections of newspapers operate), then by all means have a couple of Margueritas and go enjoy Communicating Doors.  ...

Harlem Song – George C. Wolfe

The Apollo Theatre on West 125th Street, in the center of Harlem's major business district, has always represented something much more than a venue for popular entertainment. As with the Palace in the heyday of vaudeville, if you played  ...

The Chastitute – John B. Keane

John Bosco (Mick Lally) is a fifty three year old bachelor living in rural Kerry. He has been consigned to a life of celibacy by a combination of religiously inspired sexual guilt, social ineptitude and plain bad luck. His  ...

Da – Hugh Leonard

Themes of exile and homecoming are explored in Hugh Leonard’s Da. The story revolves around the living memories of Charlie (Se´┐Żn Campion), a grown man who returns home to Ireland after the death of his father (Stephen Brennan) only  ...