The quintessence of Hamlet, brilliantly and hilariously distilled into a young Black queer Southern man singing karaoke to Radiohead’s “Creep” at a backyard wedding barbecue. Loren Noveck reviews James Ijames’s Pulitzer Prize winner at the Public Theater.
Shaina Taub’s new musical tells a nuanced and complex history of the fight for women’s suffrage. Loren Noveck reviews.
Lloyd Suh’s comedy exposes the hollow promise at the root of shallow theatrical representation. Daniel Krane reviews.
Erika Dickerson-Dispenza’s award-winning play won’t let us look away from the tragedy of Flint, Michigan. Loren Noveck reviews.
What does it mean to live our lives on the backwards timeline of Instagram? Loren Noveck reviews.
An excellent group of poems and dramatic scenes about forced migration wants to break free of its Zoom box. Juan A. Ramirez reviews.
Under the Radar presents a “Marxist Lynchian nightmare” from Chilean company Teatro Anónimo that meets the anxieties of our time. Juan A. Ramirez reviews.
Potent, vivid documentary theater about 2010 West Virginia mine disaster with music by Steve Earle. Jordan G. Teicher reviews.
Ryan J. Haddad performs a cabaret about the theatre troupe he founded as a child. It’s a song for little boys who love musicals and the families who support them. Lane Williamson reviews.
A Palestinian dreamer’s rocket launch to the moon makes for a wonderful premise, but it drags in spots and leans on cliché. Joey Sims reviews.