The play is light-hearted; you’ll likely find yourself laughing at almost every line, especially in a production as on target as this one.
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The Shakespeare Theatre Company’s production of Earnest meets many of the hurdles, though it takes a bit of time to warm up to them.
If you desire something different this Holiday season, then dip your toes into this. It isn’t here long.
Productions as good as this one belong on any stage, any time.
For those with a taste for the raw power of live theater, and who don’t require a happy ending to be satisfied, Mies Julie by South African writer/director Yael Farbe is a work of art.
The production is full of well-realized character roles, and the technical side of the production lives up to the Shakespeare Theatre’s typically high standards.
This exquisitely complex production is what theatre should be: Spectacle that also tells a story and conveys a sense of wonder.
The play is not a military history lesson; as Dead Wallenstein says to begin the show, “Forget the 30 Years’ War.” The conflict that matters is in the minds of the characters.
Black Watch is a harrowing, disturbing, and ultimately enthralling piece that will make you question many of your world views, yet reaffirm your faith in the indomitable human spirit.
Altogether, The Merry Wives of Windsor is superior theatre. Go see it; it’s better than TV.