The F-word. Not exactly a rarity in contemporary theater. But another F-word is—feminism. Feminist theory and the compromises women make combine into a snappy and rueful comedy by Gina Gionfriddo, Rapture, Blister, Burn, which sparkles and saddens at Round House Theatre.
Archives for February 4, 2015
Acclaimed English playwright Doug Lucie, rarely produced in the states. Until now.
LOUISE: I’m writing a book, you know. I’ve nearly finished. Self-help. A loser’s handbook. It’s dreadfully down-market, I’m afraid, but that’s where the money is, and that’s why I’m writing it. I already have an American publisher. So I shall probably amass tons of money and buy myself an island, or a piece of one, […]
T. S. Eliot’s Becket play, Murder in the Cathedral
Faith and politics. God and king. Those are the weighty affairs teetering in the balance of T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral. Compass Rose Theater recently turned its intimate space into a feline playground when it produced another work featuring the verse of the American-English poet, Cats. Now, the Spa Road location stands in for […]