SpeakEasy Stage Company’s production of Shakespeare in Love comes off as lovely, temperate, and at least a little trite.
Underground Railway Theater’s production of this touching and articulate play is perfectly lovely.
Edward Albee’s bitter masterwork is a tough nut for a company to crack as well as a hard play to watch.
Simplicity is the key to director Scott Edmiston’s passionate vision for this musical.
For all of its earnest interest in healing some of the great divides in American life, Other Desert Cities ends up slighting the desert spaces that lie between us.
Supplementing Eugene O’Neill’s high drama is a subtle score of music and sound created by Dewey Dellay, an Elliot Norton Award winner for Outstanding Design.
When young photographers went up to the famous war photographer, Robert Capa, and asked him what they could do to make their pictures more gripping, he said: “Go closer!”
“Next Fall” is so anxious not to polarize or offend that it ends up as little more than well meaning. Something serious seems to be happening on stage, but for all intents and purposes the conflicts that make for genuine drama fall by the wayside.