Dr. Erik Mueller might have the most fascinating resume in all of Fringe this year, but The Computer That Loved’s meditation on his love life is still a work in progress.
Archives for July 9, 2016
We had never had a President like Richard Nixon before we elected him in 1968, and we will never have one like him again.
Nothing can prepare you for the charismatic juggernaut of Ron Litman and his relentless musical rant on all the things that drive Americans insane. Crazy in America starts with silent banter (oddly reminiscent of Laurel and Hardy) that leaves the audience in stitches before the show even formally begins. It then pulls into full gear […]
Think you’ve seen all the Shakespeare you need to see? Think there is nothing more we can tap from this century’s old well of tales?? Can you possibly be even THINKING that we don’t need another retelling of R&J, but this time set in America at a confusingly vague time period?! You’re probably right.
I hate to say this, but I hated AS IT WERE and/or WHAT (ever) DOESN’T MATTER. The long, convoluted title should have tipped me off a week ago when scouring shows, but the description was jammed packed with things I like. Yoga. Love. Robots. Erotic. Conspiracy. Maybe it was all too much.
Tia Nina sounds like the name of an adorable Latina aunt. Tia Nina is actually the name of a feminist, glam-rock, purple-merkin-clad dance trio. Their sex-positive dance concert, JUICED, lands with a sploosh in the Eastman Theatre, running through July 24.
Whoever holds the power holds the truth. Or is it the other way around? So rests the premise of Gang of Five’s production, PowerPlays. In five scenes, this team of playwrights explores the impact of gender, age, authority, and mental capacity on distribution of power and the prevailing version of truth.