A resplendent and spirited revival of The Sound of Music in downtown Boston.
But, amidst all this excitement, there was an undertow of concern in the crowd at this year’s IRNE Awards.
In The Humans, Stephen Karam suggests that America can be a heaven that, in a moment, might flip into hell.
“You can be certain that when the show begins and you hear “Mack the Knife,” the choreography will suggest scenes of slashing and murdering.”
Adrianne Krstansky, a marvelous actress, understandably exhibits signs of the strain of having to carry the entire production on her shoulders.
The late Larry Coen was a mainstay in Boston theater.
Despite its drawbacks, this is a powerful production that speaks to what is happening today.
When it comes to helping artists make a living, social media turns out to be a mixed blessing.
Reading Nikki Giovanni, one is inspired to never cower, to never beg, to never surrender.
The bottom line is that we simply aren’t given a requisite sense of the play’s embrace of tragedy.