A new self-described "jet-black comedy" takes on the national American character at the apogee of its foreign "nation building" enterprise.
A nineteenth-century American classic, re-imagined for the stage as a tale of racial injustice.
In the waning days of the Vietnam War, democracy itself seemed to have ground to a halt. A newly re-staged play delves into that period.
The Chicago-based one-woman show brings audiences to tears of laughter and pain.
It's a product of the post-World War I Expressionist school, with exaggerated characters, writ in bold strokes, often with harsh, mordant commentary.
Handel composed Alexander's Feast in early 1736; it became one of his most popular and most often revived works during his lifetime.
What immortal characters, prescient visions, fantastic worlds, and all-comprehending humanity did this writer pluck from his imagination!
Sicilian playwright Luigi Pirandello's iconoclastic play is all the more impressive when one takes into account that its premiere in Rome was way back in 1921.
In this play, an angry teenager from a troubled home in Juneau is sent to live and work with his Tlingit grandparents in a remote fishing village.
The play's frank assertion that Hick and Eleanor were lovers represents a departure from earlier dramatizations of their relationship.