Wesley Savick not only does a fine job of adapting Alan Lightman’s text, but in his role as director he squares the circle.
Underground Railway Theater
The virtuoso approach of Bedlam’s Saint Joan, its unpretentious immediacy, makes this production an exuberant Shavian history lesson that should not to be missed.
A Disappearing Number combines mathematics and drama in ways that will enthrall some, overwhelm others, and puzzle the rest.
It is encouraging to see new plays that tackle substantial social problems.
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.
A hold-onto-your seat month with some intriguing world premieres, including a musical version of a Korean folktale, an attempt to turn Aeschylus’s Prometheus Bound into a rock event, and a cerebral confab featuring Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, and Machiavelli. By Bill Marx. King Lear by William Shakespeare. Directed by Michael Grandage. NT Live screens the […]
Holiday season is kicking in, which means it becomes harder to find theater that doesn’t set out to warm your heart and melt your mind. Though a Santaland Diary or two remains, the vogue for cynical Xmas shows has run its course. Still, all is not lost when you can still find such extraordinary family […]
Highlights on stage this month include the world premiere of a drama about evolution by a respected local playwright and an intriguing collection of plays and musicals that bring an unusual perspective to topics ranging from love and music to extinction and dehumanization. And the wait is over: a show featuring singing dinosaurs has arrived. […]