“Yiddish is above all a language of yearning, a language of anxiety.”
American Moor sheds considerable insight into the tension between actor vs. director, into the power play between the two, and who will ultimately prevail.
The Clearing pulls off an impressive challenge for a historical drama: it examines humanity’s weakness in the face of prejudice in a way that is not only faithful to the time period but unmistakably timely.
The IRNE event did what it has done for decades: cast a warm glow on a vibrant local theater scene and those who are dedicated to entertain, astonish, and inspire.
It’s Shakespeare in Lowell –the stage piled with ghostly corpses, the heroes all dead, the young bard in mourning.
“ignorance about those who have disappeared/ undermines the reality of the world.” — Zbigniew Herbert
The new Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate removes much of the objectionable material — and a lot of the fun
Not Medea is a stirring character portrait, a detailed examination of the ruthless demands society makes — and has always made — on women.
Dragon Lady ‘s power lies partly in its existential authenticity, the power of the personal.
A revival of Anna Ziegler’s absorbing and enlightening study of the brilliant British biophysicist Dr. Rosalind Franklin.