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.
On the Exhale is one of the most powerful and uncompromising one-person shows I’ve ever seen.
The production strikes a fine balance between comedy and seriousness, public and private concerns, bringing a complex and compelling play to vibrant life.
If you enjoy singing and dancing in your theater seat to the sound of good music while learning a bit about American cultural history and its personalities, you will enjoy this show.
To see Raisin in the Sun in post-Obama America is to experience how a classic both remains emblematic of its time and changes resonance as time passes.
Opening on July 4, at a moment when immigrants and their living conditions are once again in the forefront of the news, Now Circa Then is an inspired choice.
The play’s disparate elements have been blended into a riveting drama, energetically directed by Lisa Rothe, and nimbly performed by Joel de la Fuente.
Edward Albee’s provocative theatrical exercise is far trickier to realize onstage than it is to appreciate on paper.
I’m impressed with the new adaptation and depressed that it’s considered necessary.
Becoming is a contemporary woman’s adventure told by an intelligent, funny narrator who took a leap out of her comfort zone and came out of it, with her family intact, to tell the tale.