Mosaic Theater Company does not, it appears, intend to tread lightly. Its inaugural season opened with the new play by Jay O. Sanders, Unexplored Interior (This Is Rwanda: The Beginning and End of the Earth.) The play addresses the catastrophic violence of Rwandan genocide, and the shameful lack of response from the rest of the world. […]
Archives for November 3, 2015
Deathtrap, frightfully fun, at NextStop Theatre (review)
It’s sometimes hard to properly merge comedy with suspense on the stage, but at NextStop Theatre, Deathtrap is a diabolically clever thriller that combines acerbic wit, mysterious anticipation and plenty of mayhem.
A smart, surreal Smartphones from Ambassador Theater (review)
A must-see, wacky send-up, Smartphones, is a fast-paced one-act about the fear of life without a mobile phone. Written in English by Spanish playwright Emilio Williams, award-winning director Joe Banno gives it a larger-than-life staging.
Fences scores a hit at Everyman Theatre (review)
Sometimes you just get in your own way. Dragging my heels on Fences at Everyman due to a horrible cold and my dogged belief it is not my favorite August Wilson play—Pulitzer Prize and love for the playwright notwithstanding. Turns out, it’s not the play. I had never seen a production of Fences that did […]