Peter Brook has decided to be more than a little stubbornly anti-theatrical in The Prisoner.
Yale Repertory Theatre
An invigorating staging of Henrik Ibsen’s still pertinent play about spinelessness up and down the political spectrum.
Sarah Ruhl attempts, but fails, to discover illuminating similarities between the powerful then and now.
Those who want to experience the brilliance of Bertolt Brecht at its mellowest should head down to Yale Rep’s lively and moving production of The Caucasian Chalk Circle.
Leaving aside the doctrinal issue of how much of a commedia dell’arte evening should be improvised and how much should be scripted, the Yale Repertory Theatre production, in terms of performance and design, sets a high standard.