Category Archives: Theatre

Theatre Bites: Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812

“There’s a war going on out there somewhere/And Andrey isn’t here…” So starts Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812. Or at least, that’s when the performance proper begins. As soon as you enter the lobby of the Imperial Theatre, you’re no longer in

Theatre Bites: A Doll’s House

The theatre is a place to tell stories to entertain, inspire, and provoke thought and discussion. Thus, it often becomes a place of controversy. For today’s Theatre Bite, I’m looking at Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House, a play that shocked audiences when it premiered in 1880. The

Theatre Bites: Fences

August Wilson was one of the twentieth century’s greatest dramatists, and one of the foremost writers of the African-American experience that the world has seen. Almost every regional theatre in the country has done at least one production of an August Wilson play, and for

Theatre Bites: Angels in America

The following things have been said about the theatre: “The pit of a theatre is the one place where the tears of virtuous and wicked men alike are mingled.” – Denis Diderot “The theatre is supremely fitted to say: ‘Behold! These things are.’ Yet most

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