Topics :: theater

Meryl Streep Receives Monte Cristo Award

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
On Monday, April 21, the Eugene Theater Center presented the 14th Annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary theater, film, and television actress Meryl Streep.

Top Girls

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 18, 2014
These are women: You don’t just hear them roar, you hear them bicker, battle, talk over each other, and (just about) grind their teeth.

The Shape She Makes

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 11, 2014
"The Shape She Makes" is an intelligent, deeply felt hybrid of theater and dance, relying on both forms to the benefit of both. Co-creators Jonathan Bernstein and Susan Misner have created a resonant and dynamic work.

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

Director Edward Torres on ’Water By the Spoonful’

By Lisa Lipsey | Tuesday Apr 8, 2014
Critic praise "Water by the Spoonful" as "provocative" and "tender." Just as exciting is the Old Globe’s choice of director for their production of the play: Edward Torres, who spoke about the play and his vision for it.

Hair

By Doug Rule | Sunday Apr 6, 2014
Keegan Theatre’s current production of "Hair" features an acting champion -- specifically the entire ensemble cast of 20-something actors.

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

By Doug Rule | Saturday Apr 5, 2014
"The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee" is as American as apple pie -- especially as portrayed in the new production at Ford’s Theatre.

Nothing Like a Dame

By Michael Cox | Wednesday Mar 26, 2014
You’ll never cease to be surprised or delighted by the interviews with 20 carefully selected women of Broadway that this book features.

Treading the Boards of LA Women’s Theater Fest

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
The 21st Annual Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival (LAWTF) kicks off on Thursday, March 27 with a Champagne Gala and Awards Ceremony, followed by a roster of distinguished artists who will emcee for four days and six programs at the Electric Lodge in LA

Hello Again

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Mar 19, 2014
In the mood for some bawdy cabaret? Then head over to the BCA and partake in Bridge Repertory Theater of Boston’s production of Michael John Lachiusa’s "Hello Again."