The History Boys – Alan Bennett

New York, Broadhurst Theatre April 23 - October 1, 2006 Teal & Orange Cubes Tapestry Carpet Bag with Shoulder Strap The conflict which energizes Alan Bennett's engrossing play, The History Boys, is between  ...

The Glass Menagerie – Tennessee Williams

Everybody and their brother are rushing to see Rita Moreno in Berkeley Rep’s new production of The Glass Menagerie. After all, how often do you get a Quadruple Crown performer (Moreno has won an Oscar, a Tony, a Grammy  ...

Entertaining Mr. Sloane – Joe Orton

Joe Orton’s 1964 play, Entertaining Mr. Sloane, is a class conscious satire with classic ingredients. It has type characters, no more than an inch thick; gestures bound by social conventions; an intricate plot based in the expression of unacceptable  ...

The Caretaker – Harold Pinter

The most disturbing moment in Terrible Beauty Theatre Company's production of The Caretaker comes when brothers Mick (Gary Egan) and Aston (Paul Kealyn) share a smile near the end of the play. The two men have spoken no words  ...

Bernarda Alba – Michael John LaChiusa

What sells best in commercial theater is song and dance, a popular beat and finger snapping tunes that come together in a form called “musical.” That idea could not be farther from the current production of a musical based  ...

Defiance – John Patrick Shanley

The playwright John Patrick Shanley commenting on his own work says, “Defiance is a necessary step in the life of an individual and in the life of a nation, but it is an intermediate step.” Understanding the  ...