While worth a look for its inspired performances, this Huntington Theatre Company production does not give us Christopher Durang at his madcap best.
In classic Revels style, the unexpected mix of talents results in a wonderful mash-up of comic schtick and classical performance.
Horton Foote’s dialogue often dances on the edge of sentimentality, but, because of these performers, moments that might be sappy are instead deeply moving.
In this production, intractable conflicts occasionally bubble to the surface, but too often they are buried beneath family squabbling.
The fine efforts of the New Rep performers and Jim Petosa’s thoughtful staging can’t solve this musical’s central flaw.
Shahrazad is the latest in Double Edge’s summer spectacles, and with this piece, director and designer Stacy Klein has found the perfect balance between story and visuals.
Local playwright Jack Neary always captures the frisson of nostalgia and resentment familiar to Catholic school graduates of a certain era, teasing gently without ever offending.
Company One’s production treats audiences to a seamless, eight-member ensemble who perform with a complicated bevy of multimedia effects that are so smoothly integrated into the action they elicit ooohs and aahs from the crowd.
Beau Jest’s playful Apt 4D offers a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the creativity and imagination of the truly extraordinary theater troupe.
The trio of writers has flattened Stephen King’s gaggle of high school teens into two-dimensional clichés, devoid of any adolescent intensity.