Poe was a master of more than horror stories. He also wrote satires, humor tales, and hoaxes. For comic effect, he used irony and ludicrous extravagance, often in an attempt to liberate the reader from cultural conformity.
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theatre, has calledIn Darfur “A theatrical offering that is also a call to arms.”
This classic 1955 Pulitzer winning play is set in the Mississippi Delta plantation home of cotton tycoon Big Daddy, who clashes with his son Brick and Maggie the “Cat”, Brick’s wife.
Ibsen’s timeless conflict between the hypocritical “moral” majority and a truth-teller is even more riveting in Arthur Miller’s hands.
Madame Tussaud lives on in wax, and in a not-yet-published play by Trina Davis which is the final offering in WAM Theatre’s “Fresh Takes” play reading series.
Two plays that tackle today’s politics: one about those who want to take away choice, and the other about climate change deniers. Plus commentary on how this makes for good theatre.
A musical valentine celebrating the Golden Age of the American Musical which salutes the second bananas who got the laughs but never got the girl..