Moisés Kaufman's muscular revival of "Bent," which opened Sunday at the Mark Taper Forum, renders what many had written off as a parochial drama about the persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany into a gripping tale of love, courage and identity that today can be universally appreciated for...
With reports of police abuse, racial unrest and murderous hate crimes in the news on a daily basis since Ferguson, has Anna Deavere Smith, whose solo work has long grappled with issues of social justice, become discouraged?
It's hard to imagine "Girlfriend," the sweet, tender and innocent musical inspired by Matthew Sweet's 1991 alternative rock album of the same title, being set in our plugged in, hyper-distracted era when mystery has been severely dented by Google and nearly every fetish has its own app.
It's only fitting that American Conservatory Theater should inaugurate the Strand, its new second stage in the city's tech corridor, with a recent play by the inexhaustibly original British playwright Caryl Churchill — a writer who has embodied innovation far longer than any of today's reigning...
"Kiss Me, Kate," the 1948 backstage musical comedy with the matchless Cole Porter score, seems made for blissed-out summer nights — a classic to be savored with gelato and Prosecco for those wanting to play along with the cockamamie Italian theatrical setting.
Writer-performer Sandra Tsing Loh wants the world to know that she didn't set out to become the spokesperson for menopause.
How does it feel seeing your life pass before your eyes in a documentary?
Daphna (Molly Ephraim), an opinionated and quarrelsome Vassar senior, has embraced her Judaism to the extent that she plans to move to Israel after graduation, start a rabbinical program led by a female vegan rabbi and even join the Israeli army if she can get around the immigration obstacles.