Something about ‘The Imaginary Invalid’ seems very familiar. But nothing gets in the way of the visiting Fiasco Theater’s version now at the Old Globe Theatre. It’s a constant delight.
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What’s not to like about 24 Jimmy Buffett songs from 44 years of baladeering? And a plot and you’ve got a Broadway-bound musical titled – what else? – ‘Escape to Margaritaville.’
The moon must be tended to or chaos threatens in the PigPen Theatre Co. folk drama ‘The Old Man and the Old Moon,’ written, staged and performed by the 10-year-old ensemble at the Old Globe Theatre.
The struggles of four workers on the base level of a collapsing auto industry become a gritty metaphor for a human race struggling with the grinder of past against future in Dominique Morisseau’s very american play ‘Skeleton Crew’ at the Old Globe.
Everybody knows the whole story of Peter Pan but there’s enough magic there to make its origin story into a comfortable and fulfilling musical., built of pieces from all over.
Performances from other centuries can exist only in reports but the career of Ira Aldridge, an African-American actor who played leading classical roles on European stage for the first half of the 19th Century, speaks for itself. And in ‘Red Velvet,’ now on the Old Globe mainstage.