As sure as “the crow/Makes wing to the rooky wood,” Mrs. Macbeth is going to fall tragically short when it comes to being an inspirational role model for marginalized females everywhere.
American Repertory Theater
Energizing, joyful, expert, close to sure-fire, Chasing Magic was a great choice to reopen A.R.T. after the long pandemic shutdown.
The arrival of Groundwater Arts suggests the birth of efforts to organize artists and others to press cultural organizations to take meaningful action on the climate crisis.
Amir Nizar Zuabi’s engaging drama is a hopeful testament to communication and forgiveness.
Why are Boston stages reacting so serenely to our current miasmas — pandemical, political, economic, and spiritual.
The main problem with Gloria is its expository storytelling. Events are mostly announced and described rather than recreated.
Dave Malloy’s musical version of Moby-Dick shows promise, but he needs to trim plenty of blubber.
Greater Good is a fiercely compelling piece, confronting its audience with a complex exploration of some of the most pressing issues of our day.
The playwright supplies a memorable encounter between young and old in the play’s final scene, but it is too late to compensate for the superficiality of the Pirandello-lite antics that have come before.
The Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Othello lacks a tragic dimension not because it highlights Othello’s “Otherness,” but because it eschews any vestige of grandeur or nobility.