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History and mystery
In 1975 in Philadelphia, R. Buckminster Fuller delivered a 42-hour talk titled "Everything I Know." Even in this day of marathon theater events, that might be a hard sell.
R. Buckminster Fuller; aftermath; In the Footprint
| January 22, 2011
Review: The Laramie Residency
You can't accuse "The Laramie Residency" of being anything less than exhaustive in its four-and-a-half-hour series of interviews about the 1998 Matthew Shepard murder.
The Laramie Project updates itself at the Cutler Majestic Theatre
| October 01, 2010
A living history
Since Anna Deavere Smith's Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 is set in a specific place and time, some theatergoers will want to relegate its incidents and attitudes — which surround the Rodney King riots — to history.
Twilight revists the King riots
| March 24, 2009
Year in Theater: Staged right
It's been a Buckingham Palace season on the local rialto.
Changing of the local guard
| December 22, 2008
Adam Bock is a good listener
When Adam Bock first came to Providence in the late '80s, after a friend told him there was this great playwriting teacher at Brown, he was busting with unstoppable aspiration
Talking the talk
| December 16, 2008
A young woman steps off the Elevator Styx into a Hades ruled by Pee-wee Herman.
New Rep’s Eurydice, the ART’s Let Me Down Easy, SpeakEasy’s The Light in the Piazza
| September 24, 2008
Fall on the boards
There are tours to the former Czechoslovakia, Romania, Italy, Iraq, the Aran Islands, and even the Underworld on area stages this fall.
From A Chorus Line to Tennessee Williams and the Grinch
| September 08, 2008
Anna Deavere Smith is a writer/actor/activist who listens.
Interview: Anna Deavere Smith contains multitudes
| September 02, 2008
Judy Gold sashays into a press conference with a white apron over her jeans and a tray of rugelach in her hand.
Judy Gold answers some questions for a Jewish mother
| December 10, 2007
Passion by proxy
Via Dolorosa, British playwright David Hare’s eloquently reported account of his 1997 fact-finding mission to Israel and the Palestinian territories, is not up to the minute. But that’s hardly the point.
Via Dolorosa ; Calvin Berger
| September 05, 2006
Love and war
Shakespeare might have subtitled All’s Well That Ends Well (presented by Actors’ Shakespeare Project at Cambridge Family YMCA Theater through May 14) Smart Women, Foolish Choices .
All’s Well That Ends Well ; The Man Who ; Boots on the Ground
| April 25, 2006
The war at home
Trinity Repertory Company has taken on a tricky assignment: examining how the Iraq War has affected us on the home front, in Rhode Island. Talk about minefields.
Trinity’s Boots examines how Iraq affects us
| April 11, 2006
The open road has always been ripe territory for cultural scrutiny and self-discovery.
Marc Wolf’s post-9/11 odyssey
| April 04, 2006
Broadway is strewn with the banana peel of Arthurian legend.
Monty Python’s Spamalot , Súgán’s Talking to Terrorists
| March 21, 2006
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