A new vibrant era in African American playwriting seen in Geraldine Inoa and Dionna M. Daniel’s latest

Control of black bodies is a longstanding theme of our national narrative. The issue recurs in different forms, from slavery through Jim Crow to mass incarceration and the all-too-routine police shootings that undermine any simple notion of inexorable progress. History unfolds, yet the injustice of white oppression and black suffering…

Critique: «Dans les bois» et les étoiles s’alignent dans une nuit magique au Hollywood Bowl

Les stars se sont alignées, littéralement et métaphoriquement, au Hollywood Bowl vendredi dans une présentation fascinante de la comédie musicale de Stephen Sondheim et James Lapine intitulée «Into the Woods». Encouragée par la version cinématographique 2014 de Rob Marshall, «Into the Woods ”a été régulièrement relancé ces dernières années. Cette…

Review: A ‘Twelfth Night’ to outrage Shakespeare purists with delightful defilement for the rest of us

One of the most perennially produced of Shakespeare’s comedies, “Twelfth Night” is also arguably the most accessible. Shipwrecked twins, gender-bending romance and a bumper crop of fools — from the wise to the ridiculous — guarantee a full-blown evening’s entertainment. That is, of course, given the right take by a…