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NHTP’s wistful Godot

Their tree is a coil of mottled cables tapering into two spindly branches, their mound for sitting on is a dull gray stone, and this terrain is simply lit by two blue and two bare lights.
Stop making sense
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  November 23, 2012

Review: Outdoor expressionism in Fenix Theatre's Love’s Labour’s Lost

One of Shakespeare's earliest and lightest-of-the-light works, Love's Labour's Lost , is this year's Shakespearean offering of the Fenix Theatre Company.
Collision of minds, hearts, and well, more
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 22, 2011

Review: Fenix Theatre's poignant, funny Waiting for Godot

Samuel Beckett's masterpiece, the tragicomedy Waiting for Godot, might not be everybody's idea of a summertime al fresco romp.
Laughing while it hurts
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  July 22, 2011

Maine's quirky summer stage season

Summertime and a lush arboreal landscape is an unexpected setting for Samuel Beckett's flinty Waiting for Godot , and this reviewer is already stirred.
History + mystery
By MEGAN GRUMBLING  |  June 17, 2011

Review: Tír Na Theatre Company's Trad

The fiddler’s on the ground floor in Trad , but Tevye would nonetheless identify with the play’s history-bound patriarch — though compared with this venerable coot, Sholem Aleichem’s beleaguered dairyman is a spring chicken.
Trad delivers a kiss and a kick to Irish drama
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 16, 2010

Review: The Road

John Hillcoat doesn't stray from Cormac McCarthy's Road For those who found the Coen Brothers' adaptation of Cormac McCarthy's No Country for Old Men too lighthearted, John Hillcoat's relentlessly faithful version of the author's post-apocalyptic Puli
No country for all men: John Hillcoat doesn't stray from Cormac McCarthy's Road
By PETER KEOUGH  |  November 27, 2009

Waiting for Godot at the ICA

Waiting for Godot at the ICA

Part of art’s power is its openness not only to interpretation, but to reinterpretation. Try to find a more incisive, relevant example than Samuel Beckett’s...
By Scott Kearnan  |  September 21, 2009

Not aht

What a pity that Samuel Beckett’s plays aren’t more widely appreciated.
2nd Story’s Godot is free of pretentiousness
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 30, 2006