The highlights of this year’s gathering will be productions of newly discovered or rediscovered works by both Tennessee Williams and Yukio Mishima.
But this is an American musical, so political content (and blame for the way things are) must be kept fuzzy, a strategically-calculated myopia.
The national tour of the smash-hit revival retains much of the charm of the original.
In this always compelling production, director Carey Perloff decided to bring the uncanny on stage, almost as a sixth character, in the form of composer/musician David Coulter.
Dumas’ Camille is nothing if not ambitious. Such complexity is seldom found on a summer stage.
Playwright Rachel Bonds has written an often-hilarious script which nonetheless deals with such serious and widespread issues as spousal and child abandonment, drug addiction, the right to death with dignity, and same-sex adoption of children.
Greater Good is a fiercely compelling piece, confronting its audience with a complex exploration of some of the most pressing issues of our day.
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This review, like the opening night of She Loves Me, is dedicated to the life and work of the late producer Harold Prince.
The CSC production maintains a sense of romantic adventure throughout, which makes it easier to accept some of the staging’s creative excesses — as well as the loop de loops of the Bard’s plotting.