Dreams, deception, dirt, and more this month at theater.
In the wake of COVID-19, Theater Wit brings the local premiere of Mike Lew’s play directly to their audience.
“The piece is so rich that the most important thing for me to say is ‘Once Upon a Time.'”
The great test facing the fearful protagonists of this rarely produced Tennessee Williams play—simply going outside—is disturbingly pertinent at this moment.
“Contemporary opera is our way to make the audience aware of contemporary problems and to open our minds to see possible solutions to those problems.”
Editor’s Note: Due to travel complications this performance will be postponed to the Dance Center of Columbia College Fall 2020-21 season.
The production of this ever-timely play by George Bernard Shaw is ironically marred by a lack of professionalism.
If the road to hell is truly paved with good intentions, chances are Mayor Jane Byrne, the subject of this world premiere, was part of the construction crew.
Heidi Schreck’s play is nothing short of revolutionary but the true measure of its success will be how we carry the baton and keep the conversation going.
Somehow inane and tonally dissonant, the only tragedy in this play is that it doesn’t end sooner.