Defender of the Faith – Stuart Carolan

Comedian Stuart Carolan’s first play is a surprisingly dark and intense thriller set in 1980s Northern Ireland. Five years after the celebrated 1981 hunger strikes and in the midst of the paranoia surrounding the "supergrass" informers in the Republican  ...

Cavalia

Cavalia, directed by Normand Latourelle, formerly of Cirque de Soleil, is like a dream: beautiful white horses, music, Lord of the Rings-style costumes, and people flying all over the place. A hybrid circus that travels around in its own  ...

Enlightenment – Shelagh Stephenson

Shelagh Stephenson's previous works The Memory of Water and Five Kinds of Silence both featured characters haunted by the absence of family members. In both plays a character who exerted powerful influence in the past but who was now  ...

Ghosts – Henrik Ibsen

Online references on Henrik Ibsen Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts is the kind of play that will haunt you long after the curtain comes down. It can get a little spooky but there is nothing supernatural  ...

Dr. Faustus – David Mamet

Few people have been so celebrated in story and song as a medieval German scholar named Faust. From the Elizabethan Christopher Marlowe to Goethe and Thomas Mann (The Magic Mountain) on the stage and page to Gounod, Berlioz, Boito  ...

Agamemnon – Aeschylus

The play should have been called Clytemnestra if Aeschylus had consistently followed his own treatment of the Greek myths about the Trojan wars. The interest and the drama, not to speak of the audience’s attention, center on her (Olympia  ...