Theatre Reviews

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.'

pool (no water)

By Robert Nesti | Oct 16
"pool (no water)" is a piercing inquiry into the nature of friendship and artistic jealousy given a thought-provoking production by the NY-based 
One Year Lease Theater Company at Oberon.

Two Boys Lost

By Kilian Melloy | Oct 14
This play combines the familiar beats of holiday family drama with a profile of mental illness.


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.

Style Becomes Substance in 'Far From Heaven'

By Michael Cox | Oct 8
The SpeakEasy Stage is currently presenting the Boston premiere of "Far From Heaven," a musical that uses the techniques of film director Douglas Sirk to explore social taboos amongst the societal conformation of the Eisenhower era.