In the story of Judas’s life, Stephen Adly Giurgis has found a narrative more complex and murkier than a simple tale of betrayal. He has found a metaphor for a discussion of the meaning of hope.
In Women of Bilbao Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock brings to life some of Kurt Weil’s greatest music, from his early career in Germany to the Broadway stage. Her nuanced interpretations show us why Kurt Weil is an iconic composer of the 20th century.
Jonah and Otto is an exciting and haunting piece of theater whose echoes stay with you. The writing is exceptional and the performances are not to be missed.
Three Day Hangover has once again successfully melded comedy and classic play for a delightful evening of immersive theater. Don’t say “nyet” to this opportunity to enjoy the 3DH experience.
Throughout this memoir, Kaz collapses the various layers of her life – thwarted actress, budding writer, latent activist, undiscovered feminist – to step out from behind the mask of her personal history. She declares: I’m still here and I like it. And I’m not going away.
Singing with her characteristic gusto, Dexter attacks and retreats, blazing her way through the blues and finding new depth in unexpected ballads. She’s a real jazz baby.
“A Dog Story” is a charming love story with a very New York flavor. In his climb up the promotional ladder, an ambitious attorney is intent on finding a wife., but how to capture a woman’s attention in the midst of the clamor and hustle that is Manhattan living? The answer: get a dog! Nothing breaks the ice and warms the heart like an adorable dog.
The performance flows easily, with the actors executing the minimal set changes swiftly and with humor. Within the proscriptions of the physical space and the pared down nature of the production, the actors find numerous colors and levels, in some ways liberated by the imposed limitations. It is a testament to their commitment to ensemble and the director’s intelligence that they embrace this experience and run with it.
“Stupid f**cking Bird” is a crafty, seditious and dramatic re-interpretation of Chekhov’s “The Seagull”, that beloved chuckle fest about longing, lost love and death.
Fen is a beautiful piece of writing that tells of love, loss and longing. Sensitively presented in this excellent production by a talented ensemble of actors, the play comes to life in an evening of well-wrought storytelling.
This is the Soviet Union circa 1938. Stalin rules with an iron hand as the ghosts of old Russia hang in the air. How do you move forward when all you can do is look back?
“Now I’m Fine,” billed as a ‘grand scale experimental pop opera,’ is certainly grand scale something, but I am not sure what.
Tap dancing is about joy and that’s what you feel when showman and master tap dancer Maurice Hines steps onstage. He is showbiz with a capital “S”. “S” for style, swagger and smooth. This man has it all.
In Night is a Room, playwright Naomi Wallace has accomplished that most difficult of tasks: she has written a story that is entirely new, and it’s drama with a capital D. It weaves and deceives, drawing the audience in completely.
When was the last time you went to the theatre and had a ball? Well, here’s your chance. The Three Day Hangover theatre company’s inventive adaptation of “Tartuffe” brings theatre back to its more interactive roots when audience members didn’t have to sit quietly — not that that’s a bad thing, indeed I have been known to shush a chatty Cathy or two at the opera — but for this theatre company it would be positively rude to behave with such decorum. The audience is part of the show, mingling with the cast throughout the evening, and being called upon to join the ‘onstage’ action.