Praxis Stage picked the right time to stage a Shakespeare play about a head of state who doesn’t have anything on his mind but corruption.
The audience members were as diverse as the cast, the show is not being staged in a traditional space in Boston, and the play is incredibly relevant.
In a culture that seems hell-bent on distracting us from painful realities, the intimacy of this production comes off as redemptive and inspiring.
Albert Camus brings a bracing response to thinking about the worse that is missing in so many of our current dystopias.
Shange’s nervy mix of wordplay and in-your-face didacticism — of resilience in the face of hardship — is very much the empowering thing.
Dario Fo’s dark comedy still deserves its reputation as a classic.
Wonder why Boston theater is so bland, why there is so little political resistance?
Praxis Stage manages to get Arthur Miller’s message across, and it is a valuable one that must be repeated well beyond the inauguration.