Recent Articles

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Thrilling, Mesmerizing, Discomfiting: ‘An Octoroon’ at ArtsWest

Every element of this production works in concert to live up to the play’s complexities.
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The Horse in Motion’s Site-Specific, Split-Psyche ‘Hamlet’

This immersive production cleaves the Danish prince's damaged psyche in half and watches the innards wriggle.
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Dick Jokes and Gender Roles in ‘The Country Wife’

Rachel Atkins' adaptation of the Restoration comedy is now running at Theater Schmeater. If you’re going to revive a historically notable but artistically and/or morally dubious work, this is the way to go about it
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Parallel, Imperfect Lives in ‘The Happiest Song Plays Last’ at Theatre22

This final play in Pulitzer winner Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Elliot Trilogy has a lot to live up to.
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Excavating Dysfunction in ‘Big Rock’

A stealth protagonist disrupts Sonya Schneider's new father-daughter drama 'Big Rock.'
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‘You Can’t Take It With You’ Fails to Find a Pulse

This 1936 Pulitzer-winning play is anything but a moldy oldie, but Sound Theater Company's inconsistent production never hits its stride.
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A Hard-Boiled ‘Maltese Falcon’ From Book-It Rep and Cafe Nordo

Mixed feelings about dinner theater aside, 'The Maltese Falcon' is an odd choice for the Cafe Nordo format.