A delightful twist on the fairy tale as both the mermaid and her prince have a younger, same-gender sibling who get them and others into trouble; but it’s the little sister who is at the center of this story.
East-West tensions that brought about the Cold War, plus living under and after the walls came down, make for compelling theatre from a master playwright who has been produced in Russia, as well as here in the US.
A father and a mother confront the suicide of their adult gay son, whose male partner visits the gravesite at the same time, where they enact a mock funeral. The discussion follows the tack of seeing and hearing someone when they are still alive.
The passage of time affects us all. First, with growing up, and second, with growing old. This play deals with aging, it’s challenges and joys, its affect on the aged and those who love and support them.
The play about Columbus and a relationship with Vespucci, Machiavelli and Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz as they debate, in Purgatory, about everything America stands for in this play about personal, social, religious and political discovery.
In this all woman play, five women waiting for their soldiers to return from WW2, play, laugh and weep together, bringing a strength and a bond that helps them endure what otherwise would be unendurable.