ZOOM – When we last left our antiheroes, Macbeth (Jesse Garlick) found his ambitions for the throne awoken by three, soothsayer witches (all played by Rebecca Lehrhoff in different registers and Instagram filters) and Lady Macbeth (Rachel Wiese) decided to do whatever was in her power to climb the hegemonic ladder and stomp on every person who got in their way as bloodily as possible. Betrayal has yet to visit ruin and mental anguish on their lives. Continue reading →
ZOOM — Liars & Believers slices off bite sized pieces of the Scottish Play for serialized consumption! In a world that demands us to simultaneously be far apart while empathizing with each other’s difficulties, we revisit a cautionary tale of a man whose name has become synonymous with backstabbing cruelty. In serializing Macbeth, we watch a show that absorbs the changes and horrors of our contemporary headlines and sense of unease each passing week. Continue reading →
Two actors on stage Only one has seen the script The other one is new every night And there is no rehearsal What happens?
Thursday, June 13 @ 8pm: The incomparable Georgia Lyman Friday, June 14 @ 8pm: The indefatigable Alex Simoes Saturday, June 15 @ 4pm: The indefinable Noah Simes Saturday, June 15 @ 8pm: The indubitable Kim Klasner
Thu, 6/20 @ 8pm: The Remarkable Cheryl Singleton Fri, 6/21 @ 8pm: The Redoubtable Margarita Martinez Sat, 6/22 @ 4pm: The Rexalicious John J King Sat, 6/22 @ 8pm: The Revolutionary Margaret Ann Brady
Theatre on Fire presents An Oak Tree June 13 – 22, 2019 Charlestown Working Theatre 442 Bunker Hill Street Charlestown, MA 02129 TOF on Facebook
(Charlestown, MA) Paul Bunyan and the Winter of the Blue Snow is about best friends and the lengths we go to love them. imaginary beasts treats us with another homegrown panto in the English tradition but with an American fringe flourish. Special effects are minimal but the appeal is high. The plot may wander but the panto’s generosity of spirit more than makes up for the meandering. Continue reading →
(Boston, MA) Playing fast and loose with both Oz canon and popular culture, imaginary beasts returns to the marvelous lands and characters L. Frank Baum created to amuse and entertain children at the turn of the century in Winter Panto 2016: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. People unfamiliar with the pantomime tradition should not come expecting a regular play, or the musical version of the show, or even a rundown of all of Baum’s Oz books. Rather, it’s a rollicking variety of scenes that parodies both the source and contemporary mores.Continue reading →