The spirit of Oliver! explodes on stage here, and that is a credit to the ambitions of this company.
Tony Kushner attempts a re-write of his first professional play. The results are decidedly mixed.
Ken Ludwig’s stage version of Murder on the Orient Express is an enjoyable diversion.
Few critics proclaimed that the emperor was naked as a jaybird with as much savvy panache.
Octavio Solis’ Quixote Nuevo, is a genial, and very American, riff on Don Quixote.
Director Igor Golyak takes major chances in presenting a version of The Seagull that’s self-consciously about The Seagull. And they pay off.
A script with this many characters buzzing about demands a strong cast — fortunately, Hub Theatre’s terrific ensemble is more than up to the task.
Part cautionary tale about the fate of the earth, part homage to Samuel Beckett, part theatrical metaphor for dementia, X is a harrowing exploration of the human psyche.
Come From Away is more than just a rousing and heart-warming 100 minutes of theatrical entertainment. It’s a poignant reminder, and celebration, of what we’re all capable of as people.
Admissions is a successful comedy, but not quite the hot, scathing satire of ‘privileged whiteness’ one might gather from the ads. (Or from some of the local reviews.)