As National Pride Month begins, The Inheritance is a powerful way to honor and remember the impossible journey so many have taken to win the right to simply be themselves in public.
Theater Review: “Songs for a New World” — A Musical for Our Moment
Songs for a New World grapples with the jumble of emotions prompted by the end of the pandemic, while also serving as a potent reminder of what a joyful experience musical theater can be.
Theater Review: “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time”
We are invited to see the world through the eyes of an adolescent whose autism makes human communication and contact incredibly difficult.
Theater Review: “The Scottsboro Boys” — A Musical That Matters
The musical is a relentless, one hour and fifty minute excursion into the history of racial bias in America, from the cotton fields to the Civil Rights movement.
Theater Review: SpeakEasy Stage Company Delights with “Significant Other”
From Significant Other’s opening moments, it is clear that this smart and heartfelt script is in very capable hands.
Theater Review: SpeakEasy Stage Company’s “Dogfight” — Kudos All Around
Director Paul Daigneault and SpeakEasy Stage have a hit on their hands
Theater Review: “Violet” — A Musical Quest for Healing
In the theater, sentiment must be earned – Violet is moving and likable, but its pathos is only skin deep.
Fuse Theater Review: “Mothers & Sons” — Surveying, With Understanding, the Battles Ahead
Mothers & Sons raises important questions about struggle, acceptance, and love, dramatizing battles that are still being waged.
Theater Review: SpeakEasy Stage Company’s Vibrant “Color Purple”
The singing in the SpeakEasy Stage Company production is strong throughout; it’s easy to get caught up in the sheer pleasure of such a variety of voices.
Theater Review: The Music and Dance of “In the Heights” — Pure Energy
Like the great immigrant musicals, “In the Heights” touches on the tension between old and new cultures and generations, finding home, families and their expectations.