Young Nerds of Color feels like a bit of an experiment, and it is the kind of creative research that we should hope will continue.
The heart and soul that so prominently flavors the Black Beans Project no doubt reflects the hopeful moment we’re in.
Melinda Lopez’s superb new translation of Yerma makes the language of the play approachable, even conversational, without losing the beauty of Lorca’s poetry.
A newly published book of translations and two upcoming Boston-area stage productions confirms the enduring elemental power of Federico García Lorca.
Grand Concourse does wondrous things: it encourages us ponder our own growth toward faith while emphasizing with the struggles of others.
“Theater is my pathway to sanity,” Melinda Lopez explains.
No one I know is neutral about this kind of material and I was pleased to watch a play that did not shrink from its many complexities and challenges.
Dramatist Melinda Lopez’s “Becoming Cuba” holds your attention even after you see just where it is going and why.
Charm’d magic casements, opening on the Foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. — To a Nightingale, John Keats, 1819 GRIMM: The Brothers’ Tales Remixed & Re-imagined . . . Written by Gregory Maguire, Kristen Greenidge, Melinda Lopez, Marcus Gardley, Lydia R. Diamond, John Kuntz, and John ADEkoje. Directed by Summer L. Williams and […]
Underneath the discouraging array of customary exhibitions there are some reassuring productions of the new this month, with a smattering of New England and world premieres. Culture Vulture thinks that Richard III will be a highlight at Shakespeare & Co; I am also intrigued by Company One drawing on local playwrights to revamp the tales […]