The audience members were as diverse as the cast, the show is not being staged in a traditional space in Boston, and the play is incredibly relevant.
With The Purists, Dan McCabe has written a comic drama that not only has a lot to say, but does it with an enormous amount of playful vim and vigor.
In a taut 90 minutes, The Lifespan of a Fact zeroes in on some key issues that we’re grappling with as a country — or ought to be.
Over thirty years after it premiered, the script remains touching and funny, with the added merit that it provides a refreshing respite from the sour discourse of 2019.
School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play is a serious comedy that takes aim at our provinciality and ignorance.
Once is a wonderful musical and the Speakeasy Stage production does exquisitely right by its considerable merits.
The Half-Light is a play about ghosts that, while offering intimations of mortality, ends up exuding a charming and infectious romantic spirit.
Heartland proffers a rare combination — it is a prescient history lesson that also works dramatically.
Our theater critics pick some of the outstanding productions of the year.
This year’s version – the 48th! – of The Christmas Revels is delightful and refreshing way to bid adieu to a tumultuous 2018.