Topic: play

Sock and Buskin’s latest show, “Next to Normal,” focuses on a woman facing grief and living with bipolar disorder. The show will run until Nov. 11.

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“Next to Normal” grapples with mental illness, grief

November 5, 2018 0 comments

xt to Normal,” running Nov 1-11 at the Stuart Theater, features a raw and moving story delivered by outstanding student actors.

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‘Bulrusher’ chronicles search for family

October 1, 2018 0 comments

In Leeds Theatre’s production of “Bulrusher,” race, family and forgiveness are seen through the eyes of an earnest and confused young woman as she struggles to discover herself.

Tony Estrella (left) and Marianna Bassham (right) acted in a play with scenes of unrequited love, unlikely alliances and lots of existential turmoil. The play closes Feb. 18.

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Gamm theater’s take on “Uncle Vanya” disappoints Chekhov enthusiasts

February 1, 2018 0 comments

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre’s performance of Anton Chekhov’s play “Uncle Vanya” failed to do justice to the biting satirical realism for which its author is so well-known. The play is directed by accomplished Chekhov translator Curt Columbus, the award-winning mind behind the local Trinity Repertory Company.

AS220’s Counter Production Theatre Company’s “Waiting for Gadot,” was a rendition of Samiel Beckett’s original work that emulated his comedic elements thanks to the performances of the Company’s two leads.

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Production of “Waiting for Godot” impresses with humor, soliloquy

October 24, 2017 0 comments

Samuel Beckett’s “Waiting for Godot” stands as one of the dramatic world’s most complex works.

Performances reevaluate Western canon by highlighting female authors

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Performances reevaluate Western canon by highlighting female authors

February 28, 2017 0 comments

“Explosions from the Other Canon” burst onto the scene Friday and Saturday night at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts.

Shakespeare on the Green theater performs “The Art of Dining” in the Sharpe Refectory.  Directed by Paul Martino ’17, the play tackles body dysmorphia, bulimia and other eating disorders with humor and sensitivity.

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‘Art of Dining’ brings theater to Ratty

February 28, 2017 0 comments

Shakespeare on the Green theater troupe put on Tina Howe’s 1979 “The Art of Dining,” directed by Paul Martino ’17.

AD2CART bitingly criticizes consumerism

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AD2CART bitingly criticizes consumerism

February 21, 2017 0 comments

“AD2CART” uses technology to tell the story of a man navigating his way through the ecosystem of the modern-day internet.

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‘The Mountaintop’ voices artistic protest

February 14, 2017 0 comments

Artistic protest is almost always an exercise in futility — a medium that easily devolves into one-track cliches which cease to uncover any greater truth.