Consider the Yeasts

Consider the Yeasts

Ray of Light Theatre has managed to do something pretty remarkable with its 2014 season; there are almost no human characters in it at all. I say “almost” only because there was briefly a human narrator (Morgan Freeman, actually) in

Triassic Parq this June, but other than that it was all dinosaurs. And now Ray of Light goes back even further down the evolutionary ladder to a time when the only life on earth was salt-sucking yeasts. Read more

You’re Dead Inside, Charlie Brown

You’re Dead Inside, Charlie Brown

Boxcar Theatre has become known for taking on bold projects, whether it’s staging several Sam Shepard plays in repertory with different directors and different stage configurations, or simply turning the movie Clue into a play with a staging reminiscent of the board game. Some of those have backfired: its production of Little Shop of Horrors last year got shut down because of substantial unauthorized alterations. But it’s interesting that Boxcar’s latest production seems to be keeping a very low profile, wit a press release sent out only a week before it opened.

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