Review | “The Children” at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
“The Children” is built for a tidal wave but only delivers a babbling brook.
Review | MASTER CLASS at TimeLine Theatre Company
Fun fact: it turns out that watching an opera class is actually more entertaining than attending the opera.
Review: PLANTATION! at Lookingglass Theatre Company
Through the deft writing of extraordinarily talented playwright Kevin Douglas, and buoyed by the light sitcom directing style of David Schwimmer, PLANTATION!, the viciously hilarious comedy at Lookingglass Theatre, succeeds at the impossible.
Review: THE AUDIENCE at TimeLine Theatre Company
“You’re allowing complicated people, over-complicated people, to measure themselves against something unchanging”
Review: NATIVE GARDENS at Victory Gardens Theater
This is a play that wields commentary about race and entitlement with swift aim, making incisions that cut deep.
Excellent Acting and Design Drive TimeLine’s BAKERSFIELD MIST
On the surface, Stephen Sachs’ BAKERSFIELD MIST explores the artistic first impression—the “blink”, as Mike Nussbaum’s art scholar Lionel Percy calls it, or the moment when we experience the art before we’re able to come to judgment.