An experimental drama, no matter how tantalizing, has to come up with a payoff that makes its bewildering journey worth it. Lucas Hnath’s doesn’t.
Gloucester Stage Company
This dark and jazzy noir drama would be compelling if it just focused on dramatizing a jazz artist’s quest for artistic perfection.
Grand Horizons at the Gloucester Stage Company is a wild, funny, and sometimes wonderfully touching ride.
Once it gets its bearings, Mr. Fullerton, Between the Sheets, tosses and turns its way through the throes of hidden romance, miscommunication, reconciliation and, eventually, heartbreak.
As the play ends, all four characters have a clear understanding of their marching orders. But will they — or we — act on them?
Theresa Rebeck’s foodie comedy Seared is more of an amiable appetizer than a substantial entree.
The GSC production of Tiny Beautiful Things supplies a 90-minute catharsis, an opportunity to deal with all we’ve bottled up over the last 15 months or so.
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 script offers an indispensable vision of American history from the point of view of African women.
With this fun and irreverent staging of Cyrano, GSC Artistic Director Robert Walsh has thrown audiences a delightful curve.