black odyssey boston is a fearless, funny, and fraught reimagining of Homer’s Odyssey as the story of the African-American diasporic experience.
Cry It Out is a well-done dramedy that suggests that we try harder to let life’s sweet moments linger.
“I saw it coming three years ago, when there was a frenzy of development in the Fenway. Now the neighborhood looks like a corporate mall.”
School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play is a serious comedy that takes aim at our provinciality and ignorance.
In the case of a scene set in the Lodz Ghetto, the lineup of characters on the way to the concentration camps veered, for me, close to Holocaust porn.
This evening is a revelatory experience on race relations, with grief, rage, and the whole business of hope and change.
Indecent is a play of contrasts: piety versus blasphemy, joy versus heartbreak.
James Graham’s new play almost evokes sympathy for the devil. Almost.
As Zeitgeist Stage Company closes its doors, it’s hard not to wonder, with some bitterness, what our plucky local small-scale theater troupes would be able to accomplish if they had the resources they need.
Beetlejuice may not be the blockbuster its creators are hoping for, but it is occasionally humorous and rarely dull.