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2013 Stories by Alexis Soloski

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  • Education Supplement: Class Action Listings

    published April 3, 2013

    Art Want to learn to draw, but hours spent outlining Old Masters, landscapes, and flower vases don't inspire you? Well, Dr.... More >>

  • Buyer & Cellar

    published April 3, 2013

    Following a long-running TV show and some successful stage stints, actor Michael Urie no longer needs to suffer demeaning day jobs. But perhaps he... More >>

  • BORDER CROSSING

    published April 3, 2013

    Working Theater keeps on truckin’. Literally. With his new play, La Ruta, Ed Cardona Jr. follows a group of immigrants as they make a risky... More >>

  • Spring Arts Guide: The Testament of Mary, Quite Contrary

    published March 27, 2013

    As a girl in County Cork, the Irish actor Fiona Shaw walked past a statue of the Virgin Mary every day on her way to school. She didn't care... More >>

  • Spring Arts Guide Picks: Theater

    published March 27, 2013

    Julius Caesar Performances begin April 10 The last time the Royal Shakespeare Company graced our shores, they brought... More >>

  • Geek!

    published March 27, 2013

    Bring on the glow-in-the-dark wigs and extended fight sequences, the Vampire Cowboys have returned with a new show. Crystal Skillman scripts their... More >>

  • The Testament of Mary

    published March 27, 2013

    Mary doesn’t speak much in the gospels. A question at the annunciation, a polite request at Cana. Isn’t it time she had a few more... More >>

  • Peter and the Starcatcher

    published March 27, 2013

    Most boys have to grow up and most Broadway shows have to close. But just as Peter Pan managed to maintain eternal youth, this play, a prequel to... More >>

  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s: What the Cat Dragged In

    published March 20, 2013

    Well, first you’ll want to know about the star: sleek of hair and body, effortlessly graceful, vulnerable and jaded by turns, but perhaps... More >>

  • Best of Thames

    published March 20, 2013

    During This House, James Graham's sly, acerbic survey of government tumult throughout 1970s Britain, one politico remarks that... More >>

  • The (*) Inn: Do Not Disturb

    published March 13, 2013

    Target Margin, the experimental theater company led by artistic director David Herskovits, never takes the easier route when a twistier one... More >>

  • Detroit ’67: Get Ready

    published March 13, 2013

    For a comedy-drama about an African-American brother and sister trying to run an after-hours joint out of their basement, Dominique... More >>

  • FINE DINING

    published March 13, 2013

    OK, theatergoer: You’ve silenced your cellphone, unwrapped your candy, and shushed your seatmate. Nicely done. But how are your table... More >>

  • The North Pool: Class Struggle

    published March 6, 2013

    To glimpse Donyale Werle’s set for Rajiv Joseph’s The North Pool at the Vineyard is to return to the futility, pettiness,... More >>

  • AMERICAN PRINCESS

    published March 6, 2013

    Little Lord, a theater company with high-camp ethics and dollar-store morals, takes a cheekily sacrilegious approach to one of our country’s... More >>

  • The Madrid: Mama Tried

    published February 27, 2013

    Fathers disappear. Telephone men fall in love with long distance, traveling salesmen never come home from the road. But our culture quails at... More >>

  • The Wild Bride: Devil May Care

    published February 27, 2013

    Oh, the litany of wedding-day traditions—the bouquet, the garter, the rings, the borrowed, the blue. But here’s a custom not often... More >>

  • The Revisionist: Pole Position

    published February 27, 2013

    "Am I a terrible person?” David (Jesse Eisenberg) asks his Polish cousin Maria (Vanessa Redgrave). “I think I might have some anger... More >>

  • The Vandal

    published February 27, 2013

    While Holly Hunter was originally announced as the star of Hamish Linklater’s playwriting debut, her replacement, the wondrous Deirdre... More >>

  • The Radiant

    published February 27, 2013

    Here’s one show that just might glow in the dark. The Red Fern Theater Company presents The Radiant, Shirley Lauro’s play about... More >>

  • On the Head of a Pin

    published February 27, 2013

    Plenty of angels can dance on the head of a pin, but shamed reporter Lily Strauss won’t be encountering many of them when she sets out to... More >>

  • Clive

    published February 27, 2013

    Have a Baal. Playwright Jonathan Marc Sherman resets Bertolt Brecht’s tale of a misunderstood poet to 1990s New York City. Ethan... More >>

  • Years of Sky

    published February 27, 2013

    Seems like quite a lot was happening on a grassy knoll on November 22, 1963. Not the shots that killed Kennedy, of course, but a budding... More >>

  • Detroit '67

    published February 27, 2013

    “Detroit could be some kinda Mecca,” says a character in Dominique Morrisseau’s play. “Colored folks moving this city... More >>

  • Jackie

    published February 27, 2013

    Wear your best pillbox hat for the American premiere of Elfriede Jelinek’s bioplay about the former first lady Jackie Kennedy Onassis. The... More >>

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