1 day ago | Theater
Philip Dawkins’ unorthodox play Failure: A Love Story isn’t the first to counsel music, love and laughter as an antidote to death, but it may be unique in heralding that milestone in a blithe and gleeful way. The chirpy songs and capricious plot t...
11 days ago | Theater
Mike Kindle’s ambitious stage biopic spans 35 years in the life of Stanley Ann Durham, the mother of President Barack Obama, who by the president's own account was the predominant influence in his childhood and the fount of his values. Kindle’s on...
12 days ago | Theater
In Lyle Kessler’s The Great Divide, director David Fofi’s final production before departing the Elephant Stages, a father and two sons enmeshed in a lifetime of resentment and abuse replay their rancor in the presence of a one-armed psychopath and...
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19 days ago | Theater
In her ebullient new show The B**** is Back, humorist and storyteller Sandra Tsing Loh talks about menopause and the trials and tribulations of women who teeter on the edge of hormone-fuel hysteria while struggling to keep it together as a mom or ...
1 month ago | Theater
Sophocles was thought to be near 90 when he wrote Oedipus at Colonus, which tells of the iconic figure’s quest for redemption and a final resting place as his tortured life drew to a close. The Gospel at Colonus was first performed at the Brooklyn...