Gary Cole relives seeing Michael Shannon and Paul Dillon perform in "Killer Joe."
Though it’s atmospherically rich and solidly performed, Adam Rapp’s new play set in a war-ravaged New York ultimately sags under an excess of exposition.
At South Coast Repertory, director David Emmes gives Alan Ayckbourn’s “Absurd Person Singular” an ideally cast staging, its finger on the pulse of this tragicomic masterwork.
Charlotte Jones’ tricky 1997 two-character play, “Airswimming,” at the Irish Repertory Theatre, is a small but sparkling gem that gleams with charm, anger, comedy, and sadness.
Anthony Warlow has played billionaire Oliver Warbucks Down Under before, but he sees this production as an opportunity to put a different stamp on the role.
Del Shores ("Sordid Lives") knew that he needed to make his play "Southern Baptist Sissies" into a film, and on a budget, he created something inventive—a film of the play.
Encores! concert version of “It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It’s Superman,” featuring an irresistible Strouse and Adams score, is one of the company’s most entertaining shows to date.
Director Anne Bogart and SITI Company fail to bring the necessary drive and energy to “Trojan Women (After Euripides),” at BAM, yielding a staid and artificial production.
A possible touring version of the Broadway musical resurrects safety questions.
A Noise Within’s hugely entertaining rendition of Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig’s version of George Farquhar’s 1707 comedy “The Beaux’ Stratagem” is an utterly charming evening.