In most ways, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play gives us what we came to see, argue as we might that we didn’t come to see that. You didn’t? No! We thought it would be, like, a dramatic reading of A Room of One’s Own. That’s baloney. And one of the things that […]
Archives for June 2, 2014
How Disney World inspired Wild with Happy author
People handle grief in different ways—some lash out, some hide from their emotions, some break down—but no one can say for certain which is truly the most cathartic. This is the basis behind playwright Colman Domingo’s new comedy, Wild with Happy, currently playing at Center Stage.
tick, tick…BOOM! is a bold choice for an inaugural production, but it says a lot about the kind of theatre company Alexandria, VA-based QuackenSteele Theatre Company aspires to be.
The Fools get really bloody for Titus Andronicus
There’s a bloody moment in the first act of Faction of Fools’ Titus Andronicus that goes way, way too far – and it is a mighty relief. We can almost believe up to that point, despite the handful of gory executions that have occurred, that the Fools might have pulled their punches. Sure, we’ve been […]