With this fun and irreverent staging of Cyrano, GSC Artistic Director Robert Walsh has thrown audiences a delightful curve.
Steven Barkhimer’s mastery of the role’s physicality is the key to his expression of its villainy.
Like Samuel Beckett, Enda Walsh does not ignore the tenderness that flourishes, often under the duress of absurdity.
Were there no men available for the roles of Touchstone and Jaques, or was the intention to showcase more of the gifted women who are members of the ASP troupe?
“North Shore Fish” introduces, but then glosses over, the potent issues of working class women struggling to support their families in dead-end factory jobs while their fisherman husbands remain out of sight.
In “Art,” playwright Yasmina Reza uses theater to explore how powerfully we defend our fears and rationalizations.