Shakespeare famously provided few stage directions, giving directors amazing discretion to fiddle with context. Give Shana Cooper credit for not…
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Mala is a smart, insightful play about the slow motion losses we experience as our parents age. We go from…
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Early on in Trouble in Mind, veteran actress Wiletta Mayer (Ramona Keller) sits down with newbie John Nevins (Michael Zachary…
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Hurricane Diane is about two-thirds satirical comedy and one-third social activism. The comedy part is fantastic. Set in a (mostly)…
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August Wilson’s Pulitzer-winning drama, Jitney, covers so much territory it’s sometimes difficult to keep track. Struggle, work, gossip, respect, loyalty,…
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The immigrant experience is a storied piece of American lore: huddled masses, etc. Wave after wave have come to the…
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On the page, there’s nothing overtly magical about As You Like It. Nobody conjures storms or misappropriates love potions or…
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There’s a point, around halfway through What You Are, when one character turns to another and asks: “You gonna make…
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For a history geek like me, there are few greater joys than a Julius Caesar production. The play is a…
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