Theatre Reviews

Alice

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21
With so many Wheelock productions, you can (and ought to) take the kids to this one. And you don't want to miss it.

The Addams Family - A New Musical

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 21
Stoneham Theater's "The Addams Family - A New Musical" is a fun, sometimes tender, always loose-limbed and fancy-footed tribute to the classic TV series inspired by the work of cartoonist Charles Addams.

King Lear

By Clinton Campbell | Oct 20
London's Shakespeare's Globe has brought us a "King Lear" that seems designed to hold the attention of those often bored by Shakespeare and to welcome those that dread the thought of a 'tragedy.'

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Theatre Features

Playwright Billy Porter Wants to Live

By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 14
Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter opens up about his latest stint as playwright on the semi-autobiographical play "While I Yet Live."

Robert Patrick: One of Nation's Oldest Gay Playwrights on Being Part of Theater History

By Henrik Eger | Oct 10
Robert Patrick is the author of "Kennedy's Children" and "The Haunted Host," one of America's oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. He opens up about his colorful past in this interview.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

By Michael Cox | Oct 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.

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