International Reviews

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Shakesbeer: The Games We Play

This iteration of “Shakesbeer,” titled “The Games We Play,” features four scenes, each in a different bar, and each turning on, predictably, a game. T...
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Electre/Oreste

Before seeing Electre/Oreste at the Vieux-Colombier theatre, I had seen its stage covered with a lot of things: beer, feathers, tissues, confetti, san...
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Caroline’s Kitchen

What lies behind that bright, shiny sheen of the Martha Stewarts, Giada De Laurentiis, Paula Deens and Ina Gartens? As time and the news has shown for...
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The Passenger

Reviewing The Passenger is a very unusual and challenging task. An opera that brings to life the very dark days of Europe during WWII is performed in ...
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Love’s Labor’s Lost

As they say, “love is a battlefield,” and every warrior on that battlefield believes they know the strategies to make love bow down to their will. Som...
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Killing Time

There is a seemingly infinite amount of questions to grapple with when it comes to the end of our lives. Will it hurt? Do I need help? Should I be all...
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The Tempest

In the beginning of The Tempest, the audience is asked if we have ever felt enough rage that would raise a tempest with the sheer force of our anger. ...
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Fragments of a Star

Dalida may not be a name as instantly recognizable, let alone undoubtedly iconic, to American ears as it is to the French. But the mission of Fragment...
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Entangled

A young white man enters a dark planetarium, wielding a gun, and opens fire. One of his bullets rips young black girl from her mother beneath the cold...