This is a play to see not only as well-produced and acted theater, but as a springboard for thought and discussion about matters that have a great deal of contemporary resonance.
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Given its acting and technical virtues, the TACT production is not simply a piece of historical and cultural commentary but a lively, highly engaging theatrical experience.
The great virtue of Bang the Drum Slowly is that it presents a story of an athlete’s fatal illness in a way that does not turn into a four-hanky sports weepy.
Even at this early stage of his career, however, Simon could write material that greatly pleased viewers, and the TACT production elicited strong, favorable reactions from the Saturday night audience.
You’ve got embezzlement, bribery, intimidation by threat of lawsuit, sexual hypocrisy, political chicanery and mental maladies ranging from narcissism and anal obsession to infatuation addiction and paranoid schizophrenia.
It is the pervasive sense of irrational frenzy that is the most impressive element of this Macbeth.
American Century Theater has put on a very a successful production.
American Century Theater has released their planned 2012-2013 season.
In its favor, American Century Theater’s revival of Marathon ’33 is blessed with a good band, good singers and a few minutes of snappy tap dancing.
ACT’s Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You is an awkwardly funny hour of theatre.