At its best, Lauren Yee’s vibrant play with music offers a compelling exploration of survivor guilt, the urge for revenge, the deforming power of the past, and the impossibility of finding justice for crimes against humanity.
Merrimack Repertory Theatre
At its best, Tiny Beautiful Things delves deep into demanding emotional territory without becoming sappy or maudlin.
Cry It Out is a well-done dramedy that suggests that we try harder to let life’s sweet moments linger.
It’s Shakespeare in Lowell –the stage piled with ghostly corpses, the heroes all dead, the young bard in mourning.
Driven by vibrant performances and exceptional design work, Murder for Two’s good-natured musical tale of murder makes it an ideal Halloween treat.
The show’s attempt at satire comes off as blunt and lecture-heavy at times, but the production still manages to be an engaging comedy of manners.
The Villains’ Supper Club supplies an engaging and funny twist on the superhero mythos, plus a smart, refreshing look at the tribulations of working mothers.
Lost Laughs is an absorbing examination of the dark side of American celebrity.
KNYUM is unlike anything else New England theatre currently has to offer — in the best possible way.
I found myself almost wishing the dramatist had written a longer play (a rare desire coming from a theater critic).