Anna Deveare Smith was one of the creators of verbatim theater. Maya Phillips finds the fire of her 1992 play still intact in this revival performed by Michael Benjamin Washington.
Real-life couple Nadia Bowers and Corey Stoll take different approaches to the Macbeths in John Doyle’s tragi-comic production. Maya Phillips reviews.
Japan’s Shizuoka Performing Arts Center translates a Greek classic with “cinematic beauty” and stunning visuals. Maya Phillips reviews.
Beautiful, haunting, but still predictable new play with Jonathan Pryce and Eileen Atkins. Maya Phillips reviews.
Stylish and cool, with some incongruous choices, but a talented cast give a thoughtful exploration of Pinter’s famous play. Maya Phillips reviews.
Maya Phillips finds problems from the foundations on up in this production from German playwright Dea Loher.
Shakespeare in the Park kicks off with an all-black production of this summery rom-com, but leaves our critic wondering, “Can black joy be enough?”. Maya Phillips reviews.
Donald Margulies’s new play left our critic feeling like she’d seen it all before. Maya Phillips reviews.
An office worker dictates a play about Marilyn Monroe and Helen of Troy in Anne Carson’s dazzling “experimental hybrid of forms.” Maya Phillips reviews.