Thaddeus Phillips plays an unnamed traveler as well as everyone he encounters crossing the titular seventeen borders in this tour de force solo play. Alicia Kort 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.
Tim Blake Nelson delivers an “utterly confounding” play about the Greek philosopher that features a powerful performance from Michael Stuhlbarg in the title role. Juliet Hindell reviews.
A deep dive into The Mad Ones’ latest outing: a group of strangers assemble to offer opinions on a children’s television show and reveal the subtleties of human interaction. Teresa Kilzi reviews.
Kev Berry gets angry and grapples with questions of artistic responsibility.
John Doyle’s signature minimalism fails to amplify the storytelling in this revival of Marc Blitzstein’s satirical play in music. Lane Williamson reviews.
This world premiere of Jordan E. Cooper’s play offers an uncompromising critique of race in America. Patrick Maley reviews.
Ivo van Hove’s mid-century aesthetic does not connect with the text of this opera by Leoš Janáček. Juliet Hindell reviews.
A compassionate window into the intersection of Chinese culture, queerness, and gender roles. Caroline Cao reviews.
John Webster’s 400-year-old revenge tragedy “crackles with wit and insight”–but Cameron Kelsall finds that the production fails to live up to the possibilities.