Subscriptions became available today for Studio Theatre’s 2016-2017 season which features Three Sisters, No Sisters, Michael Kahn directing Caryl Churchill and Tom Stoppard writing on human consciousness. Studio intends to announce an additional play for both the Main Series and for Studio X in the near future.
Archives for May 17, 2016
While Broadway is reacquainting audiences with Shuffle Along, Off-Broadway is opening our eyes to another landmark Broadway show from the 1920s – this one an all-Jewish, lesbian-themed drama that led to a criminal prosecution. Indecent is both a fascinating history lesson written by Pulitzer-winning Paul Vogel, and a cleverly staged entertainment directed by Rebecca Taichman.
The elite and what writer H.L. Mencken called “the booboisie” clash over what is a genuine masterpiece and the higher purpose of art in Stephen Sach’s uproarious and sneakily thoughtful play Bakersfield Mist.
Update: This contest is closed, but we have another good one for you next week. You’ve probably seen Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew before. Maybe many times before. But we guarantee you’ll never seen it like it’s being staged at Shakespeare Theatre Company.
The staging is impeccable, the acting is first-rate, the script is amusing and, to the extent you can say this about a play which has Hitler, Freud, Lucifer and Pope Francis talking to each other, historically accurate. Then why did I walk out of Martin Luther on Trial so dissatisfied? In the end, it may […]
From Shakespeare to “Arrested Development”, when family and large inheritances mix, things are bound to get messy. Arcturus Theater Company’s adaptation of August Strindberg’s surrealist The Pelican delivers an arresting look at the corrosive effects of greed, mental illness, and keeping up appearances at all costs.