This Midsummer Night’s Dream is a pleasant enough entertainment that is helped mightily by the bucolic waterfront setting.
“Our film has community and spirituality,” says Gerald Peary. “It also has conflict.”
We will not get another Angels in America unless we demand it — and stop accepting bogus substitutes.
Recommended hashtags for the Boston Theatre Critics Association: #MeTooGiveMeTime, #MeTooNotYet
Joshua Sobol isn’t interested in exploring dramatic possibilities but making sure his equation about the inevitable mechanics of violence works out.
Albert Camus brings a bracing response to thinking about the worse that is missing in so many of our current dystopias.
Precious few independent online arts publications make it to double digits. Please give us the resources we need to persevere at an essential cultural task.
The script is symptomatic of the Trump era: a passionate rejection of the “politically correct” pushes warriors for “freedom,” as well as voices of radicalism, into morally despicable positions.
The strategic silences in the Boston Globe’s piece on the legacy of Israel Horovitz are disturbing.
We need more serious, informed, and diverse voices evaluating and reporting on the arts at a time newspapers and magazines are cutting back and/or dumbing down their arts sections.