The Black Rider – William Burroughs/Tom Waits

A rectangular coffin-like black box, back lit, rises, floating mysteriously from the horizontal to the vertical. A woman's leg juts out, dangling flirtatiously with the audience. A group of bizarrely dressed and made up characters enter from the box  ...

After the Fall – Arthur Miller

Arthur Miller is our national treasure. He is always important, tackling big issues that echo in the mind long after the performance. His high moral standards offer a tonic in these times, when morality seems no longer a criterion  ...

Hamlet – William Shakespeare

Online references on Hamlet This summer's Hamlet is the first production to be directed by Michael Boyd since he took over as the Royal Shakespeare Company’s artistic director. At Stratford, Boyd has created two overlapping  ...

As You Like It – William Shakespeare

Something strange happens when Shakespeare goes out of doors, every summer, all over the country. A fit of poetry, something like Doll Common's fit of Hebrew Greek, overtakes pleasant, young people. Or maybe it's a fit of drama, unlike  ...

Heavenly Bodies – Stewart Parker

September 18 1890, Madison Square Theatre, New York City: an elderly actor feels the chill and the oppression of the constant rain. After dismissing his acting class and speaking briefly with his young leading lady of former days, he  ...

Comedy 101 – Mitch Hogue

New York John Houseman Theater Studio Too June 15 - July 7, 2004 Did you know that the word “laugh” is onomatopoetic – it comes from a Germanic root where “gh” is  ...