Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story is fairly entertaining, fairly decent, but that’s about it.
Theater Review: “Caroline, or Change” Reflects How Far We’ve Come – and How Far We Haven’t – Regarding Race
The first Broadway revival of this challenging 2004 musical makes a sincere but ultimately unpersuasive case.
Theater Review: A Three-Hour “Bright Room Called Day” Befuddles at the Public Theater
Tony Kushner attempts a re-write of his first professional play. The results are decidedly mixed.
Theater Review: “Caroline, or Change” — In Purgatory, All Souls Are Tested
This evening is a revelatory experience on race relations, with grief, rage, and the whole business of hope and change.
Theater Review: Flat Earth Theatre’s “A Bright Room Called Day”: Illuminating These Dark Times
This staging, in terms of quality, surpasses any previous Flat Earth Theatre production I have attended.
Theater Review: “Homebody” – A Nation in a Reading Nook
Debra Wise’s stellar turn is not only a reflection of her long stage career, but a testament to the breadth of her experience.
Theater Commentary: Is a Five-Year-Old Tony Kushner Play Too Challenging For Boston?
The only Boston-based companies that have the means to stage an epic on this scale will shy away from the content while those adventurous enough to handle its iconoclasm lack the means.
Theater Review: “Brundibár” and “But The Giraffe!” Serious Theater for Young People
The Underground Railway Theater production shows that sometimes children’s theater is capable of a moral depth (perhaps even a fearlessness) that adult theater often avoids.