Tag Archive: ART

Andy, Truman would have loved ‘WARHOLCAPOTE’

CAMBRIDGE – Andy Warhol and Truman Capote would likely have approved of the creativity in what the American Repertory Theater is calling the new production based on their relationship. “WarholCapote,” subtitled “a non-fiction… Continue reading

ART’s ‘Arrabal’: An unlikely pairing, but it works

CAMBRIDGE – It is an unlikely alliance, but somehow it works. “Arrabal” marries the tango, the Argentinian national dance, with the harrowing tale of a low point in the country’s history, and the… Continue reading

ART’s ‘Iguana’ may be next on the road to NYC

CAMBRIDGE – Director Michael Wilson is a passionate advocate of the works of Tennessee Williams. As artistic director of Hartford Stage, he produced a marathon of Williams’ works from 1998 to 2011 that… Continue reading

ART’s ‘Fingersmith’: Dark doings in the Victorian era

CAMBRIDGE – On the darkest days of the year, the American Repertory Theater is offering a work exploring characters involved in the darkest of deeds, awash in the darkest of humor. “Fingersmith,” award-winning… Continue reading

After a journey into hell, Ensler’s still here

  Good times and bum times, I’ve seen ’em all And, my dear, I’m still here Plush velvet sometimes Sometimes just pretzels and beer, but I’m here – “I’m Still Here,” by Stephen… Continue reading

Take a gonzo road trip in A.R.T.’s ‘RoosevElvis’

CAMBRIDGE – Mixed media mash-ups are becoming more common as playwrights and designers become more adept and confident in melding film, projections and live stage action into one theatrical vehicle. The theatrical group… Continue reading

‘Pippin’ makes triumphant trek across the river

BOSTON — When the curtain first went up at the American Repertory Theater’s production of “Pippin” in Cambridge in 2012, there was an audible gasp from the audience. Were they in the wrong… Continue reading

‘Nice Fish’: Small truths revealed on a frozen lake

CAMBRIDGE – The great actors challenge themselves, and Mark Rylance, the winner of multiple Tony and Olivier Awards and currently up for an Oscar for his supporting role in “Bridge of Spies,” has… Continue reading

‘Waitress’: A pie provocateur with an angel’s voice

CAMBRIDGE – When I would be coming home late at night from my part-time job, my refuge while waiting for my bus was the now-defunct Ashmont Diner in Peabody Square in Dorchester. I… Continue reading

‘The Last Two People’ is a joyous musical ride

CAMBRIDGE — “And now” — as they used to say on the BBC TV show “Monty Python’s Flying Circus” — “for something completely different.” The production of “The Last Two People on Earth:… Continue reading