Results tagged with 'boulevard theatre'
Published Nov. 18, 2012
The words of the English language in all its glory are the tools that George Bernard Shaw used over and over and over to create "Don Juan in Hell." So it's surprising that the most moving and spine-tingling moment of the production that is now at the tiny Boulevard Theatre was a moment that played without any words.
Published Sept. 24, 2012
Edward Albee created the gold standard for the inherent drama when "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf" premiered in 1962. But while Albee has passion and depth and desire on flaunting display, Yasmina Reza's "Life (X) Three" has resorted to a gimmick that is a Halloween of a play, but much more trick than treat.
Published Sept. 19, 2012
French Playwright Yasmina Reza is the author of one of the most performed plays in recent years, "Art," the enchanting story of a piece of all-white art and how it has an impact on the relationship of two friends. She comes back now to Boulevard Theatre with a production of "Life (X)Three," her comedy that features a misbehaving 6-year-old who is never seen onstage.
Published Aug. 11, 2011
It takes a brave actress to play Katharine Hepburn on stage. Hepburn's piquant personality was so strong, our memories of it are still vivid. Put her in a single-actor biographical drama, and the courage curve becomes steeper. That style of theater can make an insomniac drowsy.
Published Jan. 28, 2010
We tend to believe that size matters when it comes to staging the Shakespearean canon of plays. Big casts. Big performances. Big budget for costumes. And theater companies hope big audiences.
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