A taste for the mystery of numbers is excessively rare,
especially among those more theatrically inclined. Creatives and cultivators of
art tend to shy away from “the numbers” but don’t let that scare you away from
seeing Everyman Theatre’s 2019/2020 season opener— Proof, by David
Auburn. Directed by Paige Hernandez, there is an evocative warmth that
dominates this play filled with bughouse logic.
DJ Corey Photg (L to R) Bruce Randolph Nelson as Robert,
We are all waiting for the rebirth of wonder. We’re waiting for it in our relationships, in our lives, in our work, in our art, in the theatre. But perhaps instead of waiting we should be doing. Instead of waiting to witness the miracle we should be the miracle. And Rep Stage kicks off the opening of their 25th season by doing just that. Presenting the story of wonder: the woman who can have it all,
Every girl should first understand herself. And in order to understand herself she must fully understand herself, inside out and all throughout. After all, what’s the point of sinning if you can’t tell a good story about it? Playwright Monica Byrne crafts up quite a good story with What Every Girl Should Know, even if it is set 100 years prior to when she penned it. Appearing as the other half of the #NastyWomenRep at Forum Theatre,
What happens when you’re faced with the unthinkable? What happens when you’re uninformed and faced with the unthinkable? That’s just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the present-day half of Forum Theatre’s #NastyWomenRep. With two shows cycling through the repertory rotation, both dealing with extremely important women’s rights issues, Dry Land, written by Ruby Rae Spiegel, dives headlong and unapologetically into the dicey subjects of abortion;
Brave Spirits Theatre are brave spirits indeed. Henri IV is a vast, sprawling, powerful epic of a play. It ranges from intimate love scenes to political intrigue, battles of swords to battles of wits, comedy and tragedy and honor and cowardice. It takes an ambitious theater troupe to portray 67 characters with a dozen actors, and set a variety of different acting challenges. Brave Spirits has both ambition and the skill to achieve it.