Apart from a few weak elements, GBS’s Calendar Girls is a well-acted, well-staged comedic romp filled with wit, warmth, and genuine insight.
Nancy E. Carroll
Theater Review: “Ripcord” — Bittersweet Geriatrics
Yes, Ripcord is candied, but there’s just enough astringency blended in to make the sugar sufficiently tangy.
Theater Review: “Precious Little” — Prospecting Inner Treasures
Nora Theatre Company’s thoughtful production of Precious Little will encourage you to dig a little deeper into yourself.
Theater Review: “Happy Ending” — A Dark Comedy About Terminal Cancer
Seeing Happy Ending a few days after the shock of the 2016 presidential election felt bracing to me.
Fuse Theater Review: “The New Electric Ballroom” — Life’s Stark But Beautiful Melodies
Like Samuel Beckett, Enda Walsh does not ignore the tenderness that flourishes, often under the duress of absurdity.
Theater Review: Viva “The World Fixer” at Austrian Stage
In this fiction and plays, Thomas Bernhard creates fascinatingly repugnant monsters, black holes of egotism that are symptomatic of our spiritual and moral myopia.
Fuse Theater Review: “4000 Miles” — A Journey Worth Taking at the Gloucester Stage Company
4000 Miles is a showcase for dramatist Amy Herzog’s quirky sensibilities and canny insights into family dynamics.