Adolescence, unwanted pregnancy, incoherence all handled with finesse
The script has issues, but the design and most of the acting are strong
Corina Akeson hands in a fine performance as a woman capable of deep but provisional honesty
Imperialism, according to playwright Howard Brenton, is a nasty business.
The classic is one of the most difficult musicals ever created, so it’s not surprising that this semiprofessional production works in fits and starts.
Moments of wonder in this fairy-tale world include clay figures and toy horses and exotic Mediterranean music
The play speaks to racism and the cultural wound that is still bleeding in the streets of America.
Watching Surreal, we’re walking, but where we’re walking is irrelevant
You know a show is working when you find yourself envying the actors who get to perform it.
It’s great if your life is full of interesting events, but stringing those parts together isn’t the same as telling a compelling story.