It’s a strange feeling, drinking a glass of Sprite but thinking it’s water. Neither is better, it’s just not what you thought it would be
They are a couple – just as any couple – sharing and grieving and bickering. “Grief is a profound sense of failure,” mutters Henry over pudding, in what is undoubtedly the most moving moment of the play.
Sometimes you need to go out and sit in a darkened theatre and visit a world that is simpler and less scary and that makes you laugh and see women who are smart and self-reliant and unapologetically making their own decisions.
John Millington Synge’s DEIRDRE OF THE SORROWS is based on one of Ireland’s most famous legends, but its tale of tragic young love seems to exist somewhere in every culture.
Pictured: Allison Cain. Photo courtesy of WildClaw Theatre Company. By Bec Willett World creation has always been important in engaging audiences in stories, particularly those presented in more fantastical genres. How would it affect our interpretation of the story if we were never quite able to believe that in Harry’s world...
Strawdog and Kiely have given us a beautiful, rare, and unapologetic blend of responsible theater-making, social commentary, and pure entertainment. BARBECUE is not to be missed.
Review: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE GYNECOLOGIC ONCOLOGY UNIT AT MEMORIAL SLOAN-KETTERING CANCER CENTER OF NEW YORK CITY at Route 66 Theatre Company
A hospital room is a ubiquitous yet evocative thing. Stiff linen corners, tiny paper cups, polyester-clad furniture – all in chemical pastels so sterile that even the filth of grief and the sloppiness of celebration remain unabsorbed.