Theatre Reviews

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella"

By Will Demers | Oct 15
The classic tale of a poor girl who gets a magical makeover and meets the man of her dreams is updated for a new generation.

Reconsidering Hanna(h)

By EDGE | Oct 13
The Boston Playwrights' Theatre helps Deidre Girard tell the story of a woman who must write a controversial article about the historic Puritan Hannah Dustin. This play is a fully-mounted production, involves some of the best actors in Boston.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner

By Michael Cox | Sep 17
Huntington Theatre Company's theatrical adaptation struggles only partly under the burden of celebrity. For the most part, the talented cast in this restatement of one of the seminal race relations films of the 1960s stands on its own.


Theatre Features

Playwright Billy Porter Wants to Live

By Brian Scott Lipton | Oct 14
Tony Award-winning actor Billy Porter opens up about his latest stint as playwright on the semi-autobiographical play "While I Yet Live."

Robert Patrick: One of Nation's Oldest Gay Playwrights on Being Part of Theater History

By Henrik Eger | Oct 10
Robert Patrick is the author of "Kennedy's Children" and "The Haunted Host," one of America's oldest gay plays, now celebrating its 50th anniversary. He opens up about his colorful past in this interview.

Interview with Martin Sherman Author of 'Bent'

By Michael Cox | Oct 8
Martin Sherman's Holocaust drama "Bent" is one of the most influential gay plays of the last half-century in the way that it brings gay characters and history into the mainstream. We speak to Sherman about "Bent" and about his life creating theatre.