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.)
When confronted with a seemingly intractable quandary, playwright Larissa FastHorse — and her characters — take the easy way out.
TRIPTYCH (Eyes of One on Another) serves up a cool emotional package.
Dramatist Tracy Letts’s new play is raw, funny, and intensely personal.
The audience members were as diverse as the cast, the show is not being staged in a traditional space in Boston, and the play is incredibly relevant.
At its best, Lauren Yee’s vibrant play with music offers a compelling exploration of survivor guilt, the urge for revenge, the deforming power of the past, and the impossibility of finding justice for crimes against humanity.
Cyberspace begins to look like a hostile place for women, as dangerous as a frat party. Females log-on at their peril.
Evaluated as an empathy workout, Trayf never asks us to break a sweat.