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Good Theater's marathon production, and other theatre highlights of 2010
In my local orbits among both actors and theater-goers, one play of 2010 continues to be regularly hailed in conversation: GOOD THEATER 's momentous production of August: Osage County , a profane and exceptionally funny foray into Middle American gen
August was tops
| December 24, 2010
"In matters of great importance," observes young Gwendolyn, "style, not sincerity, is the vital thing."
Good Theater's rich, colorful Earnest
| March 19, 2010
In our hyper-connected day and age, a woman laments in Dead Man's Cell Phone , there exist only three sanctuaries from the ringing: the theater, the church, and the toilet — and even these havens are ring-less only in principle.
What if the dead could talk?
| January 22, 2010
I kick off my highlights of 2009 with praise for a theater company that has just finished its inaugural season: The Legacy Theater Company, founded by former City Theater artistic director Steve Burnette.
2009 was full of newness + energy
| December 25, 2009
To Sir, with love
"Sir, it's time to age," Norman wryly prompts "Sir," an esteemed Shakespearean actor about to play Lear for the 272nd time.
Mad Horse's Dresser unmasks theater
| October 16, 2009
A smooth course
A Midsummer Night's Dream is arguably the Bard's sultriest, silliest, and most gossamer comedy. As such, of course, it is also among the most oft-produced al fresco summer offerings in the whole canon.
Fenix's breathtaking Dream
| August 14, 2009
Mad tea party
Becca is constantly concocting elaborate desserts for the people in her life.
Healing and humor in Rabbit Hole
| April 23, 2008
This world luxuriates in cool, expensive black-and-white.
Good Theater takes Hollywood to the Hill
| March 07, 2007
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