Amy Leigh Horan’s new play Burst is tough to watch — and at the same time, engrossing to watch — precisely because it feels so real.
Take out the words, and it turns out you can make Shakespeare’s most violent play even more brutal and terrifying.
There’s no getting around it — The Winter’s Tale, as far as Shakespearean romances go, is a weird play. One King’s jealous rage springs into action for seemingly unfounded reasons. Huge chunks of action during the play’s conclusion happen offstage, and are summarized hurriedly in an aside. Oh, and there’s a bear.
Followers of Jesus post Bible verses on Reddit. John the Baptist unplugs the wifi to get everyone’s attention. The surrendering of your cell phone or laptop is the ultimate show of commitment to the message. This is Godspell in 2018.
Those unfamiliar with the works of Jonathan Coulton are likely to find themselves going down the Google rabbit hole after seeing It’s the Rest of the World That Looks So Small, a theatrical revue celebrating the works of the quirky singer-songwriter.
You know things are going to start getting weird when the woolly mammoth and the dinosaur show up at the front door.
Jaqueline Marie Butler may seem like an unassuming teenage girl, just doing her best to find her way in her new, confusing home country of Nigeria. But don’t underestimate her — as Jaqueline says herself, there’s a “blowtorch burning in her belly,” and you don’t want to be in her path when those rising emotions […]
An Irish Carol does a fine job capturing the spirit and message of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday tale in an evening spent in an Irish pub. No small feat.
“Seasonal Disorder” is an improv grab bag of sorts. Depending on which night a person shows up, between now and December 31st, the audience can end up seeing everything from comedy to drama, from a hallucinogenic drug trial to a murder mystery set in a small town. Hope for that murder mystery. Courtesy of troupe-within-a-troupe […]
It might be tempting to write off The Pajama Game as a slight, dated musical from the 50s that doesn’t have much relevance today. After all, this is a show where characters throw around phrases like “dandy fellow” without even a trace of irony. And the plot centers around a heated dispute over a mere […]