With The Purists, Dan McCabe has written a comic drama that not only has a lot to say, but does it with an enormous amount of playful vim and vigor.
Carolyn Michel’s Rose is the sociable stranger on the bus who tempts you to miss your stop so you can hear her out to the end.
In a taut 90 minutes, The Lifespan of a Fact zeroes in on some key issues that we’re grappling with as a country — or ought to be.
The Lyric Stage Company of Boston is giving this nostalgic hokum a spirited production.
We are definitely feeling a sense of Buddy haunting us, to be sure. I mean, this theater is the place he visited. He attended many, if not most, of the shows here.
When you do this kind of thing it has to be done with bravura and wit — bad poets borrow, good poets steal.
David Gow’s earnest, intelligent drama about the fragility of identity, though somewhat glibly reassuring, generates powerful moments in this bare-bones production from the Acropolis Stage Company.
The new pop musical tells the oft-told tale of uxoricide from the women’s perspective.
The highlights of this year’s gathering will be productions of newly discovered or rediscovered works by both Tennessee Williams and Yukio Mishima.
But this is an American musical, so political content (and blame for the way things are) must be kept fuzzy, a strategically-calculated myopia.