Eli Tokash and cast. Photo by Michael Brosilow. By Rachel Weinberg TREVOR, the soul-stirring and exceptionally executed new musical at Writers Theatre, managed to simultaneously break my heart and make me grin uncontrollably over the course of its two-hour run time. With book and lyrics by Dan Collins, music by...
There’s a conversation in many theatrical circles at the moment about what type of work should be produced: serious activism to change the world or lighthearted humor to help audiences forget their troubles.
Playwright Dael Orlandersmith shows her gift for writing with rhythmic expression — using poetry between personal narratives — in BEAUTY’S DAUGHTER.
Through the disarming qualities of comedy, truths are held bare and exposed, often catching laughter stranded in the air as a witness to the pain.