On the sunny Riviera of the 1930s, Facist troops take a break from combat to pursue the ancient nonsense of the beloved Shakespearean comedy ‘Much Ado About Nothing.’ almost everybody does a fine job and there’s one extraordinary turn.
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The imaginary romantics of Neil Simon’s early smash hit return to the stage of the Old Globe Theatre to remind us that, among other things, Broadway comedies have changed a lot in 50 years.
From Dr. Seuss by way of London and Minneapolis comes a stage adaptation of ‘The Lorax’ which should suit Old Globe audiences without much fun about generations. The title role is played by an irresistible Japanese-style puppet.
All this talk of fences and walls and migration is exhausting, except playwright Karen Zacarias and her director, Edward Torres, make it fun at the Old Globe Theatre.
The resilience of the human soul is sorely tested by the culture engulfing it in ‘A Thousand Splendid Suns,’ a lyrical look at the horror of late 20th Century Afghanistan by Ursula Rani Sarma i at the Old Globe Theatre.
Two young couples, both alike and worlds apart in their Jewish heritage, struggle to build lives and find meanings in Anna Ziegler’s well-observed play ‘The Wanderers’ premiering at the Old Globe Theatre.