My point is obvious: real estate is key to the survival of the small theater scene.
Theater Review: “Screwball” — Laughter’s Saving Grace
This is an indelibly zany concoction: part homage, part esprit de corps, part meditation on screwball comedy as a form of modest but invigorating cheer.
Rialto Round-Up: Adieu to the One and Only Larry Coen
To be with Larry was to be part of his family. If you passed muster, you were friends for life. And Larry had a LOT of friends….
Theater Review: “Wild Williams” — Wildly Imaginative
Wild Williams is a marvelous antidote for the formulaic.
Theater Interview: Davis Robinson on “Ensemble Devising” — Artistic “Rapid-Response” Teams
“For artists involved in doing ensemble devising, there is tremendous value in the creative challenge on every level.”
Theater Review: “Apt. 4D” — Beau Jest’s Sly, Comic Ode to Film Noir
Beau Jest’s playful Apt 4D offers a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the creativity and imagination of the truly extraordinary theater troupe.
Theater Interview: Beau Jest Turns 30 — Davis Robinson on Moving into “Apt. 4D”
We do it for the joy and communitas of making theater together much as we do for responding to the world around us through art.
Theater Review: Another Visit to “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real”
Tennessee Williams’ stature amongst American playwrights may be more secure then it was when he died in 1983, but companies like Beau Jest, when they stage inspired productions of previously neglected works, are expanding our appreciation of what kind of a dramatist he was.
Theater Review: “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real” — A Tennessee Williams Dreamscape
Beau Jest Moving Theatre has returned to the early, one-act version of Williams’ script, and created a sometimes pleasant, sometimes nightmarish dreamscape.
Theater Interview: Beau Jest Sets Up Shop on Tennessee Williams’ s “Ten Blocks on the Camino Real”
It is important for audiences to go to Ten Blocks on the Camino Real with an open mind. Do not expect a play like The Glass Menagerie. Go to hear a youthful Tennessee Williams’s marvelously poetic voice soaring in an unbridled, expressionistic way.