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  • Interview

    ‘Book of Mormon’s’ Jared Gertner Goes From Standby to Leading Man

    Jared Gertner headlines the first national tour of "The Book of Mormon," which launched in Denver, as Elder Cunningham alongside Gavin Creel.

  • Reviews

    The Grönholm Method

    Stephen Spinella and Jonathan Cake grace the cast of Jordi Galcerán Ferrer’s “The Grönholm Method,” a scathing, delightfully twisted satire of corporate greed, at Falcon Theatre.

  • Reviews

    Strange Bedfellows

    “Strange Bedfellows,” a tale of a gay politician, borrows too much from Howard Hawks’ 1940 film “His Girl Friday,” but Theatre Out’s world premiere is a fast-paced lark.

  • Reviews

    Dogs

    “Dogs,” at the Fringe, is a movement-oriented work about a gay Israeli theater director trying to make an all-male musical out of “Romeo and Juliet” with Arab and Jewish actors.

  • Reviews

    Oasis: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Middle East but Were Afraid to Dance

    A slow, heavy-handed, choreographically repetitive work created by Nejla Y. Yatkin, “Oasis” is nevertheless a lusciously danced exploration of life in the Middle East.

  • Reviews

    Honest

    DC Moore’s barroom monologue “Honest,” a Fringe show, purports to reanimate the outrage that spawned Occupy Wall Street, but mostly it’s the sour ramblings of an unlikable drunk.

  • Reviews

    Our Lady

    Author-director-actor James Fluhr’s “Our Lady,” a Fringe show about countering homophobic bigotry, is as stunning a piece of performance art as you’re ever likely to encounter.

  • Reviews

    Vacuum

    Playwright Arlene Hutton is a bit stymied by her foray into futuristic melodrama with “Vacuum,” a Fringe melodrama about whether or not a cancer cure should be suppressed.

  • Reviews

    Richard III

    Jay Whittaker does skilled and showy work as the hunchback king in Shakespeare’s “Richard III,” at the Old Globe, in director Lindsay Posner’s contemporarily set production.

  • Reviews

    Dark Hollow: An Appalachian Woyzeck

    Traditional and original folksongs give gorgeous texture to “Dark Hollow,” a Fringe Festival adaptation by Elizabeth Chaney of Georg Büchner’s classic tragedy “Woyzeck.”