School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play is a serious comedy that takes aim at our provinciality and ignorance.
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Beneath Barbecue’s jokes there’s little but a chic cynicism.
Alice Birch’s play/polemic about radical feminism resists Company One’s earnest-to-the-max interpretation.
Bootycandy is sharp-witted and entertaining — but thoroughly sugary.
Company One’s actors are top notch and they expertly serve the production’s antiquated style of non-realistic acting.
The Lyric Stage is presenting a moving production of Lynn Nottage’s cautionary tale about strength of character tragically misdirected.
“By the Way, Meet Vera Stark” suggests the dismissive attitude the public has toward African American actors, but the script doesn’t go far enough to make its title character three-dimensional.
Charm’d magic casements, opening on the Foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. — To a Nightingale, John Keats, 1819 GRIMM: The Brothers’ Tales Remixed & Re-imagined . . . Written by Gregory Maguire, Kristen Greenidge, Melinda Lopez, Marcus Gardley, Lydia R. Diamond, John Kuntz, and John ADEkoje. Directed by Summer L. Williams and […]