MODERN ORTHODOX Maxine & Robert Seller Theatre/Jewish Repertory Theatre
Theater is built around tropes, premises which the audience will quickly grasp and move on to the situation of this particular play.
May 22, 2022, 00:18
THE OREGON TRAIL Alleyway Theatre
For generations, movies and TV shows about backstage life have been staples of the entertainment venues, “42nd Street” or “A Star is Born.”
Why not video games?
May 21, 2022, 12:14
DAMN YANKEES Ken-Ton Elmwood Commons/O'Connell & Company
In this age of constant sports on TV, cable, streaming, anywhere, a shrinking few know that back in the Fifties, the National Pastime…baseball…dominated sports.
May 13, 2022, 11:21
LITTLE WOMEN...NOW Road Less Traveled Poductions/RLTP Theatre
Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” is one of those canon books for young women.
Apr 30, 2022, 13:16
THE OTHER JOSH COHEN Daemen College/MusicalFare Theatre
Probably everyone knows someone who has a name common enough that there is someone else with the same name or even nickname that there is occasional confusion.
Apr 29, 2022, 16:24
CYRANO DE BERGERAC Royal George Theatre/Shaw Festival
Edmond Rostand’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” is usually seen as a play about a poetic guy with a big nose and love for his cousin Roxane (Deborah Hay).
It’s also a play about war, loyalty and social distancing.
Apr 15, 2022, 20:55
BERSERKER Alleyway Theatre
This isn’t some tale of really crazed Vikings or the AI death stars of Fred Saberhagen’s “Berserker” novels.
Apr 8, 2022, 21:53
STAGE KISS Andrews Theatre/Irish Classical Theatre Company
Anyone who follows the web religiously will find some amazing clickbait, like the personal relationship between actors involved in kissing or sex on stage or on camera.
Apr 2, 2022, 17:15
WORKING: The Musical Ken-Ton Elmwood Commons/'Connell & Company
Musical entertainment is traditionally built around rich people, you know, those Astaire and Rogers films with the men in tail coats and the women in full length dresses and still managing to dance.
Apr 1, 2022, 13:01
CONSTELLATIONS Shea's Smith Theater/Second Generation Theatre
Parallel and alternative universes are a routine trope of science fiction.
Mar 25, 2022, 14:58