Three aging, frustrated flight attendants are alone in a hotel room with a 17-year-old drug dealer. That conjures up all sorts of images, and ‘Mud Blue Sky’ author Marisa Wegrzyn gets kudos for not stating the obvious (i.e., going there). Her play, the current MOXIE Theatre entry, is really funny, too — the problem is that you might wonder what it’s all for.
Lynn Nottage’s “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” is one of the busier plays out there amid its loaded dialogue and multiple subthemes–but even as it occasionally threatens to, MOXIE Theatre’s smart production never quite falls into the overwrought stage. Meanwhile, its young heroine trots out a maturity that marks her far beyond her years.
Freedom of Speech isn’t about getting to show off the ability to perform a bunch of dialects; it’s about giving voice to people who often aren’t well heard…
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announced today that its 2014 national conference will be held June 19-21 in San Diego. Theatre company artistic and managerial staff members, board members, individual theatre artists, and students from across the country are the prime audience for the gathering, which will be centered at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel, near Petco Park and the convention center.
In ” References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot” playwright José Rivera has imagined that logic and emotion are at war. The war reference is both literal and figurative, and it makes for a not-entirely satisfying evening.