Category Archives: Performing Arts

This Week in Performance: Week of April 18, 2014

It’s Easter weekend, and there is one event we would recommend over all others, but we can’t tell you about it until next year when it will finally move to a venue big enough to be recommended widely. We promise Read the rest

This Week in Performance: Week of April 11, 2014

The weekend you could enjoy, courtesy of José Amador.

Dancing Life

It’s not a dog’s life, but a dancer’s life can be difficult. Lola Peters gathers some helpful hints for dancers and audiences.

Charles’ Moby Alpha: A Clever Showcase of Sharp Wits

It seems foolhardy to try to critique sketch comedy — either something is funny to a person or it isn’t, one should simply leave it at that and be done with it. However, this does a great disservice to the Read the rest

BOOST Weekend One: The Theme of Dreams

Thoughts on the first weekend of the BOOST Dance Festival.

In the Book of: Politics as Psychodrama

Taproot Theatre’s latest production inspires a discussion about why American drama cannot handle politics.

This Week in Performance: Week of March 27, 2014

Another perilous pulse-pounding week of performance for the persnickety. José preaches.

Burying the British: Uncle Vanya

Chekhov has been trying to shake off a century of British colonialism. Akropolis Performance Lab’s production of Uncle Vanya shows one alternative to the dullness.

Purely Artificial: The Suit

Thoughts on The Suit.

This Week in Performance: March 20, 2014

We preview a truly plentiful week of promising performance.