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.
The world can be a deeply errant place, but it has nothing on its own past. Clifford Odets’ ‘Awake and Sing!’ is 82 years old, after all, and it’s a decided reflection on today’s craziness — you’ll find the parallels abundant in New Village Arts’ excellent production.
Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company’s production of Abundance isn’t produced by Moxie Theatre, but Moxie’s space is an appropriate fit for the organization. Moxie tells stories that feature intelligent women either onstage or behind the scenes.