It’s hot in St. Ann’s Warehouse. No matter the weather outside, the theater is alive with the dry, stifling heat of South Africa, but the heat is only one of the many forces imprisoning the characters of “Mies Julie.”
“home/sick” is back for a third run at the historic Living Theatre, and while the thoughtful and inspiring production is the same, this time the work finds itself in conversation with our most recent election.
A 600-pound man is an unexpected sight anywhere, particularly onstage as the lead in a theatrical production. Thanks to Samuel D. Hunter’s wonderful writing and a stellar ensemble, The Whale holds many unusual treats for theatergoers seeking a thought-provoking drama.
It’s not hard to see why Neal LaBute and Italian dramatist Marco Calvani are attracted to each other’s work. Both in tone and subject matter, the plays contained in AdA (Author Directs Author) share similar preoccupations.