“Is there anything more outrageous than an honest critic?” asks Karl Marx (Mary Myers) at one point during Nu Sass Productions’ presentation of Howard Zinn’s 1999 one-person show, Marx in Soho. Luckily for Nu Sass, this honest critic thinks the timely and timeless production is outrageously well done.
Archives for March 13, 2017
Review: Mrs. Miller Does Her Thing – and does she ever!
If Dolly Gallagher Levi is still going strong, and if Mame Dennis could charm the husk right off of the corn, then it can be said Mrs. Elva Miller could stop traffic – with her voice.
Arena Stage’s Intelligence takes a look at the Valerie Plame affair (review)
Intelligence takes us back to a simpler time in American politics, when outing a CIA agent to punish her husband for revealing that the administration started a war based on alternative facts was an actual scandal that could send people to jail.
Coolatully from Solas Nua (review)
Coolatully hits every single trope of a modern Irish story with an impeccable, though taciturn exactitude. Solas Nua is “the only organization in the United States dedicated exclusively to contemporary Irish work,” but here “contemporary” falls short of the “new light” they take their name from.