Certain moments are politically and artistically potent, but most of “Fruit Trilogy,” a program of three short plays, is pervaded by a curious flatness.
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In the middle of “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” and “Angels in America” are late-afternoon gaps to fill. We offer some ideas to pass the time.
Antoinette Nwandu’s “Pass Over” considers the fate of young black men in a gun-torn city. Its first production caused a stir — and won a fan in Spike Lee.
In Nilo Cruz’s poetic tangle of a play, an opera star finds the recipient of her husband’s heart after he dies in a car accident.
Maly Drama Theater’s spare, subdued — and slow — adaptation finds dreamy lovers split apart by political schemers.
Brad Birch’s psychological thriller finds former lovers warily circling each other in Wales.
Marina Carr’s blistering play seems ideal for this cathartic cultural moment. Its Irish Repertory Theater production is a missed opportunity.
The aftermath of the Fukushima disaster infiltrates the lives of a young couple in Toshiki Okada’s spare, affecting play
Philip Dawkins’s play blends realism and campy melodrama as it envisions the fumbling beginnings of an affair between Williams and William Inge
The show had its premiere on Cape Cod two summers ago. It has been revised, but it retains its primary strengths and its fatal weaknesses.