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Dostoevsky’s 'The Idiot' Gets a Confused Reboot
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 12:30 p.m. by Joseph Cermatori
When playgoers enter the black-box at HERE Arts for Robert Lyons and Kristin Marting's adaptation of Dostoevsky's The Idiot, they're ushered into a karaoke lounge of sorts designed by Nick Benacerraf, complete with velvet ropes, fuc...
Queer Town: 'O, Earth' Updates Thornton Wilder for the 21st Century
Tuesday, February 2, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. by Jacob Gallagher-Ross
In the most moving scene of Casey Llewellyn's O, Earth — a fond, shaggy updating of Thornton Wilder's Our Town directed by Dustin Wills for the Foundry Theatre — Wilder himself appears onstage. He speculates, ruefully, that perhaps ...
Twin Bleaks: Philip Ridley Tries, Unsuccessfully, to Amuse With Two New Tales of Longing
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 11:14 a.m. by Miriam Felton-Dansky
Somewhere along the line we must have collectively decided that misery is interesting onstage. We must have agreed that a play's dramatic appeal can be measured in sobs and shrieks and that protagonists grow more complex with each n...