A conquering hero comes home in a ferociously funny, and surprisingly timely, revival of the novelist’s 1970 play.
Author Archives: LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES
Jason Grote and Marisa Michelson’s new musical, set in modern-day New York, deconstructs the Middle Eastern folk tales of “One Thousand and One Nights.”
First produced in 2011, this coming-of-age story about a pregnant teenager lands uncomfortably in the wake of #MeToo.
A solo show by Eliza Bent and directed by Knud Adams explores cultural appropriation — and how we can call it out when we see it.
The Bengsons are a folk-rock duo adapting their personal stories for the stage. But their new show, “The Lucky Ones,” posed a painful challenge: “Is it possible to tell the truth kindly?”
In this Primary Stages production, Sharon Washington recalls how a magical period in her family’s history was also tinged with pain.
Repertorio Español delivers an intimate, transporting adaptation of the Gabriel García Márquez novella.
Familiarity with Tolstoy’s novel is no prerequisite for enjoying this antic show by the Berlin-based troupe Gob Squad.
The movie is beloved. But it also pits girls against girls. How, then, do you make a stage musical that satisfies fans and meets our cultural moment?
Reality and identity are mutable things in “Distant Observer: Tokyo/New York Correspondence,” by Takeshi Kawamura and John Jesurun, at La MaMa.