Theatre Reviews

Puppeteer Carlo Adinolfi will star in the world premiere of ’Extraordinary Extremeties’

Extraordinary Extremities

By Wickham Boyle | Apr 15
Renee Philippi presents a 60-minute one-man show about a man who travels through mythology, using artificial legs to help him in his voyages.

A mobster (Sal Inzerillo, L) comes to the aid of his screenwriter cousin (Robert Mobley, R) in ’The Head Hunter’

The Head Hunter

By Andy Smith | Apr 14
In Mark Borkowski’s new play, two middle-aged, working class cousins, a struggling writer and a mob hit man -- catch up in the writer’s Hoboken apartment, three months after the death of the hit man’s father.

Marisa Tomei and Michael C. Hall

The Realistic Joneses

By Frank J. Avella | Apr 11
Toni Collette, Marisa Tomei, Tracy Letts and Michael C. Hall star in Will Eno’s four character play about two sets of neighbors, both husbands of who are suffering from the same major disease.


Theatre Features

Billy Porter on ’Kinky Boots’ anniversary, new CD

By Mark Kennedy | Apr 14
Billy Porter has good reason to be happy these days. He’s celebrating his anniversary in the hit musical "Kinky Boots" and is about to release a new CD of Broadway standards.

Yannick Greweldinger, Reinier Schimmel & Silke Hundertmark in "Lebensraum" at ArtsEmerson

Double Reality :: Bringing Humanity to Life in ’Lebensraum’

By Michael Cox | Apr 8
Director Jakop Ahlbom discusses his darkly comic homage to the silent film auteur Buster Keaton, "Lebensraum." In this surreal and dialogue-free play, two male inventors run into problems when they create a mechanical doll to help them keep house.

 Denzel Washington, left, and LaTanya Richardson Jackson during a performance of "A Raisin in the Sun," at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre in New York

Denzel Washington on ’Raisin’ and Sidney Poitier

By Mark Kennedy | Mar 30
The Denzel Washington you meet backstage at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre is not exactly living a glamorous Hollywood life. He’s more like a college kid during finals.