Harold Pinter’s language can be enigmatic and deliberately bizarre, but it suggests arcs of passion and desire.
Theater Review: “Veils”—On Screens, Public and Private
Veils moves from political rallies to private show-downs, from blog exposition to deft, direct, and sometimes swiftly nuanced dialogues.
Theater Review: “The Road to Where” — A Powerful Musical Memoir
A friendly energy runs through the heart of The Road to Where, a tangible and inviting companionship.
Fuse Theater Review: BSC’s “His Girl Friday” — Fast Action on the Chicago Beat
His Girl Friday is a stirring celebration of the power of journalism that not only amuses but manages to be troubling as well.
Theater Feature: John Douglas Thompson on “Red Velvet” — Race and Shakespeare in the Nineteenth Century
Few people are familiar with the achievement of nineteenth century African-American Shakespearean actor Ira Aldridge.
Theater Review: “Unknown Soldier” — A Musical About the Power of Memory
One of Unknown Soldier’s powerful choices is that its central characters are not your standard young lovers.
Theater Review: Three’s Isolation — “I Saw My Neighbor on the Train and I Didn’t Even Smile”
The play’s made up of domestic confrontations in which dramatist Suzanne Heathcote at times moves past moments of high tension at high speed.