An apocalyptic backdrop gives the play urgency, especially given the current worldwide struggle to contain the Corvid-19 virus, which has already claimed thousands of lives.
SpeakEasy Stage Company
If one of the aims of art is to create a distinctively imaginative world, than Pass Over succeeds in generating a landscape of devastation, a hopeless place filled with gaping wounds and visible scars.
Admissions is a successful comedy, but not quite the hot, scathing satire of ‘privileged whiteness’ one might gather from the ads. (Or from some of the local reviews.)
Few of the numbers in Choir Boy fails to astonish.
As a vision of gay bonding, The View UpStairs exudes a wonderful in-your-face spirit.
School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play is a serious comedy that takes aim at our provinciality and ignorance.
Once is a wonderful musical and the Speakeasy Stage production does exquisitely right by its considerable merits.
Despite its promising premise, Bess Wohl’s script is yet another wan exercise in genial domestic comedy.
The SpeakEasy Stage production is intimate and emotionally satisfying, highlighting the musical’s strengths — its sharply witty book, memorable songs, and heartbreaking characters.
Stephen Adly Guirgis has written a fine play about those who would blur their minds rather than admit just how tired they are.