‘Celebration’ and ‘The Room’, Atlantic Theatre Company, New York

Pinter’s First and Last Plays “Celebration” and “The Room” by Harold Pinter. Directed by Neil Pepe. Produced by Atlantic Theater Company. http://www.atlantictheater.org/ Let the following remarks serve as an homage to Harold Pinter who has recently passed on. Winner of the highest awards given to dramatists including  ...

Compleat Female Stage Beauty, Houston:Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

Compleat Female Stage Beauty by Jeffery Hatcher Mildred's Umbrella Theater Company Through February 28, 2009 Houston, TX http://www.mildredsumbrella.com/mu/Mildreds_Umbrella.html Mildred's Umbrella, the little theater company with a penchant for thinking big, takes a trip down restoration England lane with Jeffery Hatcher's delightful comedy Compleat Female Stage Beauty. Hatcher chronicles the  ...

El Conquistador!

El Conquistador! New York Theater Wokshop With the new shows, 'Desire' and 'Fashion House,' the telenovela at last crosses over into the English language market this year as American networks look to cash in on audiences' penchant for escapist television. The popularity of these serialized shows  ...

Crave

Crave, a one-act drama that premiered in 1998 by the late Sarah Kane, comes out of the experimental and absurdist tradition of Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter, and Edward Albee. Like the plays of Beckett, Pinter, and Albee, Crave combines wordplay, searing questions, and fragmented discourse. Kane uses her combination of  ...

The Devi’ls Disciple: Theatre Review: culturevulture.net

By George Bernard Shaw Aurora Theatre October 13-December 7, 2008 Directed by Barbara Oliver http://www.auroratheatre.org/ The best time to stage a revival of George Bernard Shaw’s revolutionary-era comedy “The Devil’s Disciple” might be around the Fourth of July. A close second is around the time of an election and  ...

Doubt

Broadway Touring Company Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco John Patrick Shanley had the last laugh on whoever threw him out of the kindergarten at St. Helena’s in the Bronx and later, expelled him from Cardinal Spellman High School. The prolific playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter (“Moonstruck”) has a  ...

Doubt

Broadway Touring Company Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco John Patrick Shanley had the last laugh on whoever threw him out of the kindergarten at St. Helena’s in the Bronx and later, expelled him from Cardinal Spellman High School. The prolific playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter (“Moonstruck”) has a  ...

Doubt

Broadway Touring Company Golden Gate Theatre, San Francisco John Patrick Shanley had the last laugh on whoever threw him out of the kindergarten at St. Helena’s in the Bronx and later, expelled him from Cardinal Spellman High School. The prolific playwright and Oscar-winning screenwriter (“Moonstruck”) has a  ...

Edward Scissorhands

Matthew Bourne has carved out an odd niche for himself re-inventing the story ballet for a new century. Previous works include a “Swan Lake” featuring buff male swans, a “Nutcracker” which took place in a Dickensian orphanage, “Car Man,” which was a sort-of retelling of the movie “The Postman Always  ...