Theater

Bill Irwin takes on the existentialism of Samuel Beckett's work. (Kevin Berne)

Bill Irwin’s On Beckett Is Theater for Theater Nerds

The veteran clown, stalwart A.C.T. collaborator, and perpetually boyish 66-year-old Bill Irwin…

 

As Hannibal Lecter, Scott Hayes eats people’s faces off — but shies away from the c-word. (Erik Scanlon)

What Do You Do When Your Play Uses the C-Word a Lot?

Asterisks are the pasties of grammar, applicable in all situations where quoting…

 

Amalia Balash (Monqiue Hafen) and Georg Nowack (Jeffrey Brian Adams) in front of Maraczek’s parfumerie. (Photo by Jessica Palopoli)

She Loves Me in Days Gone By

As a teenager blasting The Cure, Joy Division and Bauhaus through my…

 

George Sand (l. Kimberly King) and Gustave Flaubert (r. Michael Ray Wisely) converse about politics, art, and family in Dear Master (David Allen)

His Brilliant Career in Dear Master

It’s all about Flaubert. If I had an image in mind of…

George Sand (l. Kimberly King) and Gustave Flaubert (r. Michael Ray Wisely) converse about politics, art, and family in Dear Master (David Allen)
(Cody Pickens)

Tom Ammiano Doesn’t Mince Words, Especially When Responding to Veto Threats

Politician and comedian Tom Ammiano calls his solo show at the Marsh…

(Cody Pickens)
Mica Sigourney and Amanda Apetrea in I'm a Very Understanding Woman (Marta Thisner)

What’s So Funny ‘Bout Boobs, Butts, and Understanding?

“There’s a big difference between American and Swedish feminism,” says drag queen…

Mica Sigourney and Amanda Apetrea in I'm a Very Understanding Woman (Marta Thisner)
Jay Yamada

Angry Birds in The Thrush and the Woodpecker

Mutation and descent: these two words are central to the imaginative life…

Jay Yamada