The playwright Christopher Durang admits he “takes Chekhovian characters and themes and puts them in a blender.” The resulting brew is full of both laughter and pathos as a family discovers how to come together again.
Disciplined and brilliantly creative,, The Wardrobe Ensemble from Bristol, UK, turns two amazing news stories into jaw-dropping physical theatre.
Vanya et alia (as we call the play’s characters around here) doesn’t take its Chekhov too seriously. So the actors are having a ball, playing it as a real family in otder to produce its moments of hilarity.
The Berkshire Fringe has some of the most unusual – and rib tickling – offerings of the summer: experimental, scholarly, irreverant theatre that is on the cutting edge.
Even as he aged, with an old boot of a face, Noël Coward never lost his Peter Pan lightness, nor the relaxed, fastidious lines actors so love to utter. Design for Living is one of his classics.
A witty and wonderful hit, thanks to excellent performances by all six actors in this piece.
A two-hour orgy of down-to-earth humor and outright fun. Opening with Romeo and Juliet and closing with Hamlet the trio takes us on a merry chase through the classics, poking fun as they go..