Rosie Kay Dance Company

Five soldiers are waiting; Cadet Luke Bradshaw casually adjusts a transistor radio playing mostly static interference and portions of a local jazz station.  Cadet Josh Hutchby does random pushups, Alan Hunte and Trooper Alexander Smith pick their noses in unison, pushing and shoving  ...

The 48 Hour Film Project Hits Boston

When it comes to having an idea for a movie, the journey from dream to screen can often takes years (assuming it's completed at all).  But the 48 Hour Film Project offers the satisfying experience of writing, shooting, and editing a movie in two days  ...

Lottery Day

"Lottery Day" is a party with a guest list of nine. Mallory (a sizzling J. Nicole Brooks) has invited them to her back yard to celebrate, but no one knows what the occasion is. With a rich and complex web of  ...

Spring 101, KYL/Dancers, Philadelphia

Kun-Yang Lin’s journey as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher began in his native country of Taiwan over 25 years ago, where he was a celebrated young dancer, who was already creating works of his own. For the last two decades, he has been artistic director-choreographer of KYL/Dancers, which Lin  ...

The Jungle

The West Coast premiere of the immersive theater experience, “The Jungle” assaulted the April 4th opening night audience at San Francisco’s Curran with harsh lights, loud noise, beating drums, fits of anger, bouts of tears, physical violence, anguish, and despair. This is a profoundly heartbreaking  ...

Kill the Debbie Downers!

What do Anton Chekhov’s most celebrated play, “The Three Sisters,” written in 1901, and “Saturday Night Live’s” character Debbie Downer have in common? Superficially, not much. But co-directors Mark Jackson and Beth Wilmurt have reached for, and  ...

Home

Berkeley Repertory Theatre Why see a play that has no traditional plot or storyline to speak of, in which the performers are silent, accompanied only by occasional music? If the play is “Home,” the answer is that one should see this novel, noteworthy and appealing  ...

Fences

Toward the end of Palm Beach Dramaworks’ breath-stealing, intense and all-together riveting production of August Wilson’s masterpiece, Fences, fierce thunder claps and intense lightning punctuate a highly-charged scene. But there is another storm raging throughout Dramaworks’ deft production, which will no doubt stir a variety of emotions.  ...