“Battlefield,” prodigious director Peter Brook’s unusual new offering, presents a small portion of the “Mahabharata,” the ancient Sanskrit epic poem…
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“Not About Nightingales,” an early Tennessee Williams script, is a Depression-era tragedy with many elements that foretell Williams’ genius as…
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“Temple,” a U.S. premiere production at the Aurora Theatre, is a powerful exposition on how the religious officials of London’s…
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A break room in a Detroit auto plant functions as more than a place to store lunch, drink coffee, and…
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“Linda Vista,” in its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre, is a smart and thoroughly entertaining production—a very adult comedy—funny, sexy…
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Like a speeding bulldozer crushing everything in its path, a nightmarish past comes barreling back into the lives of two…
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Adapt! is a new play written and directed by Blanka Zizka, cofounder of the Wilma Theater and is having its…
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A confession is in order. I love Sondheim. I adored “Into The Woods” when it was presented by The Oregon…
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Robert Lepage’s 1991 creative drama of transatlantic love, loss and foreign complications intersperses tales of American jazz trumpeter Miles Davis…
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Ira Aldridge is an unsung hero of the long-running civil rights struggle. Born in 1807, the African American actor fled…
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“Leni,” a powerful two-person high wire act, examines the controversial Leni Riefenstahl (1902-2003), the 1930s extraordinary filmmaker and vilified Hitler…
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