THE EMPEROR JONES at Irish Rep, Photo by Carol Rosegg
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The Emperor Jones

On the one hand, this is a chance to be fully immersed in a milestone of Expressionism...
OMEGA KIDS by Noah Mease at Access Theater. Photo by Hunter Canning
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Omega Kids

Mease's Omega Kids has such an original new voice, a new way of hearing naturalistic speech, that you can't stop hearing it afterwards. It's like the ...
Life According to Saki
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Life According to Saki

The Battle of the Somme in World War I is a grim setting for a world populated by imaginary tigers, imperious princes, and reuniting lovers. This is t...
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The Adventures of Minami

The title notwithstanding, Minami can't really have adventures; she's an android with no knowable inner states. But for that matter, Leah Nanako Winkl...
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Salome

Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts disgustingly. That seems to be the message behind Richard Strauss's opera Salome, adapted from the widely ...
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The Encounter

Who do we actually encounter in The Encounter? A powerful artist, some faraway people, our own assumptions. If you crave theater that puts you through...
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Les Liaisons Dangereuse

Valmont's reputation for savage civility precedes him. The play takes place in the 1780s, not long before the French Revolution, and is a portrait of ...
The City That Cried Wolf at 59E59 Theatre, New York
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The City That Cried Wolf

You have to at least admire the commitment to the premise. Comedian/actor/playwright Brooks Reeves doggedly mashes up every Grimm's fairy tale line an...
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10 Out Of 12

Why do we love a backstage story so much? And this is the ultimate one, if you can even call it a story. Playwright Anne Washburn brilliantly gives us...