Men on Boats is a sometimes rollicking, at other times tedious, one-act play.
SpeakEasy Stage Company
The talented SpeakEasy Stage ensemble offers enough harmonious pizazz to make up for the musical ‘s erotic fizzle.
Grand Concourse does wondrous things: it encourages us ponder our own growth toward faith while emphasizing with the struggles of others.
Askins’ script is an amusing mash-up of sex comedy and supernatural horror parody.
The musical is a relentless, one hour and fifty minute excursion into the history of racial bias in America, from the cotton fields to the Civil Rights movement.
From Significant Other’s opening moments, it is clear that this smart and heartfelt script is in very capable hands.
Director Paul Daigneault and SpeakEasy Stage have a hit on their hands
Bootycandy is sharp-witted and entertaining — but thoroughly sugary.
In the theater, sentiment must be earned – Violet is moving and likable, but its pathos is only skin deep.
Casa Valentina’s dramatic weight comes from how skillfully the cast explores the tensions that swirl about the subject of who is gay, who is straight, and what is legal.